Volkswagen has announced a new version of its popular Golf GTI, the VW Golf GTI TCR and the car comes with 290 PS (286 horsepower).
The VW Golf GTI TCR comes with a 0 to 62 miles per hour time of just 5.6 seconds and the car has a limited top speed of 155 miles per hour.
The Golf GTI TCR is even more exclusive than the Golf GTI Performance2/3 (which produces 180 kW / 245 PS) and features technology such as Front Assist, Active Info Display and LED headlights. The standard equipment includes a front-axle differential lock, perforated brake discs, driving profile selection, premium front sport seats with a new microfibre/fabric design, seat belts with red edging plus an exclusive sports steering wheel. As with the racing series, its leather is specially imprinted (perforated leather) at the 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock positions as well as with a red mark at 12 o’clock.
The new Golf GTI TCR is also distinguished by the standard 18-inch Belvedere forged wheels (or 18-inch Milton Keynes alloy wheels, as an alternative), black exterior mirror caps, sill extensions, front splitter, TCR roof spoiler and a diffuser at the rear. he newcomer makes a further strong impression even before the driver settles behind the wheel, as the TCR logo is projected onto the road when the front doors are opened.
You can find out more information about the new VW Golf GTI TCR over at Volkswagen at the link below.