2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR Road-Legal 290PS Release Date, Price, Spy Shots, & Redesign – Pursuing the Clubsport models that built headlines several years in the past, Volkswagen is now prepared to launch nonetheless a further special edition of the Golf GTI, wearing the TCR nameplate. Declared for the GTI assembly at Worthersee, on May 9, the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR is essentially the street-legal version of the 350PS (345hp / 257kW) TCR racer. It’s got 290PS (286hp / 213kW) and 370Nm (273lb-ft) of torque available on the faucet, channeled to the front wheels as a result of a dual-clutch seven-speed automatic transmission.
No -100km/h (-62mph) dash time has long been introduced nonetheless, but top speed is limited at 250km/h (155mph) and might be lifted to 264km/h (164mph) by optionally getting rid of the electronic Vmax limiter. By comparison, the hotter Volkswagen Golf R has 20PS (20hp / 15kW) and 30Nm (22lb-ft) of torque a lot more compressed from its turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. Naught to 100km/h (-62 mph) can take 4.6 seconds with the R, so we are possibly looking at 4.7-4.8sec for the Golf GTI TCR.
“The speediest Golf GTI“, as known to by Volkswagen, will probably be in near-manufacturing kind at the automotive party that commences next 7 days in Germany. However, clients will not have to hold out that long to buy it, as the new model will likely be launched at the end of the year.
In the teaser pictures unveiled by Volkswagen, which go with the release, we will see a meaner-looking rear end, with a lot more assertively-fashioned diffuser. Also noticeable are the front fascia, spherical dual exhaust plumbing, stickers and a set of 5-dual spoke wheels.