Volkswagen has just released the first details and photos of his racing concept which is designed and constructed in order to “assess the interest and the possibility of a racing program for private teams in accordance with the TCR (Touringcar Racer International Series) rules”. We will try to give you introduce this model as closely as possible.
2016 Volkswagen Motorsport Golf
In short, the Golf comes with an aggressive aero kit, which includes a new front splitter, larger air intakes, new thresholds, extended wheel arches, rear wing, carbon fiber and the like. Also, there is the rear diffuser on the periphery of which are endings sports exhaust system, and it is worth to mention the 18-inch racing wheels.
Since this car is intended solely racetrack interior had completely stripped, deprived of all that is, for this purpose unnecessary equipment, but so are the racing seats, so-called. roll cage, sport steering wheel trimmed in Alcantara and the like.
To start this automboila charge 2.0-liter 4-cylinder TSI engine with 243 kW or 330 hp and a maximum torque of 410 Nm, and with him is matched 6-speed DSG paddles on the steering wheel that said power and torque is transferred to the the front wheels. When it comes to the driving snzi see that it is improving horsepower and quality.
Finally, let us add that this model, although the concept of the purpose of accelerating development to participate in the remaining four races of this year’s championship TCR as part of a team Liqui Moly Team Engstler. The first of the four races this weekend in Austria at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.
“The newly created categories TCR is an excellent platform for the performance of private teams, regardless of whether they are national or international competitions. Races are exciting, and the costs are reasonable, because racing cars based on the production technology. One of the interesting choice should be our Golf racing, “says Volkswagen Motorsport Director Jost Capito.