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Volkswagen R GTI

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Las Vegas, More than thirty ago Volkswagen launched the GTI, a car would kick start the hot segment and revolutionise the concept of and accessible high-performance motoring. Now the R GTI, launched in Las Vegas, a forward into the future of car performance.

Few cars have such an enduring run of success, and to the GTI’s rich past, has cast an eye on the GTI of tomorrow with the R a low-flying stealth machine by Volkswagen Chief Designer Jenkins and his talented crew at the Design Center California, in Santa Monica.

With its carbon fibre body 4-passenger sports car interior, turbocharged engine and competition-bred the R GTI is a stimulating fusion of style and excellence, fully modern in and achievement yet staying true to longstanding Volkswagen values as durability and utility.

The R GTI evolved from the stunning R cars that stole the at SEMA in 2005, and the R badge to the powerful R32, one of the most and thrilling Volkswagens ever to from the factory. However, those R concept vehicles last year, which the extremes of performance-tuned Volkswagens, the R GTI a more streetable concept. the R GTI is a one-off and Volkswagen currently has no to put it into production, the dedicated could gather many of the R elements for a personal project, from Volkswagen or from the automotive aftermarket that has keep the GTI’s red badge in the hearts of the world’s driving


Jenkins approached the R GTI with the goal of “speed through That is, reducing the car’s is as critical to improved performance as the engine’s output. In collaboration the firm OSIR Design, carbon fibre component Jenkins replaced the stock front fenders, hood, rockers, and hatch door carbon fibre panels by both OSIR and Jenkins’ team.

Additional carbon fibre are the lower front spoiler, grille surround, rear spoiler and Jenkins-restyled rearview housings, all in carbon fibre. distinctive exterior design include blacked-out front housings, R32 tail lamps smoked lenses, R32-type twin exhaust pipes motorcycle-theme tips, a la Jenkins’ GX3 concept from 2005.

to the GTI’s trademark hexagonal pattern is also seen in the R specially constructed 19×9-inch alloy wheels, with as a crucial contributor to reduced weight, and improved ride and cornering. Tucked within designed for additional clearance, the running gear includes Pilot Sport Cup ultra-high-performance sized 265/30 R19. In tests, the larger tyre proved to be a valuable ally in the engine’s prodigious 470Nm ft-lb) of torque to the ground.

Despite being rolled out of the design studio on to the track, the R GTI off an impressive zero to 60mph time of 4.8 seconds.

The chief to the R GTI’s impressive performance is the engine developed in conjunction APR, one of the country’s leading Volkswagen tuners. APR develops and high performance, and high only, leaving others to air fresheners and floor mats. engineers and product developers are about Volkswagen technology, and it in the quality and results of their to the powertrain.

It all starts with 2.0-litre FSI turbocharged 4-cylinder an award-winner for its unique combination of injection and turbocharging. APR also the turbocharger with a larger ball-bearing unit with the flow capacity and pumped up the to 21 pounds per square inch All of the pressure-side plumbing was strengthened silicon hosing and a large-diameter black powder-coated intake feeds the big turbo the cool air it from the larger, front-mounted delivering twice the stock air

An Inconel exhaust manifold and an APR steel exhaust system efficient flow-through.

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It’s a factory-like transformation, and the result is a 375 horsepower (280kW), on 93 octane gas. If 100-octane race is used, output rises to 400 horsepower (298kW).

Harnessing kind of power is as important as it, of course, and Jenkins was determined to the stock GTI’s driver-friendly The clutch was upgraded to handle the torque, and a Quaife limited differential was installed to make the power flow more through the tyres. For the suspension called on longtime experts HR to supply a system that be reasonably comfortable when the R GTI was as daily transportation but would deliver crisp, precise when the road gets or for weekend track days. the stock suspension is H&R’s RSS Sport system of coil-over and springs, augmented by a pair of sway bars.

Ride height is reduced 1.5 to 2.5 inches, but despite the ground-hugging and the Club Sport’s stiffer-than-stock the suspension is compliant enough to dampen the rough spots in the

To bring deceleration into with the improved acceleration, selected Brembo brake Fitted at the front corners are four-piston aluminum alloy which squeeze Brembo floating cross-drilled discs billet aluminum hats. The design features a lightweight aluminum alloy body, pad system and sequentially sized

The front calipers have been painted with the of the German flag. Inside the wheels are disc brakes with drilled rotors.

The R GTI is an and visionary blend of design factory technology and aftermarket and an enticing demonstration of why Volkswagen has a favorite of automotive enthusiasts the GTI first hit the scene 30 years It also shows that the of the hot hatch, as demonstrated by the R GTI, is here.

Founded in 1955, Volkswagen of Inc. is headquartered in Auburn Michigan. It is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, in Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen is one of the largest producers of passenger and Europe’s largest automaker.

sells the Rabbit, New Beetle, New convertible, GTI, Jetta, Passat, Passat wagon, Touareg and Phaeton through than 600 independent U.S.

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