2020 VW Golf GTI R TCR 286HP FWD Specs, Engine, Changes, & Performance

2020 VW Golf GTI R TCR 286HP FWD Specs, Engine, Changes, & Performance – Volkswagen just introduced the Golf GTI TCR, a street-legal version inspired by the touring car racing model. The TCR slots between the Golf GTI Performance and Golf R, and packs a 290 PS (286 hp / 213 kW) turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. That’s 45 PS (44 hp / 34 kW) more than the GTI and only 10 PS (10 hp / 7 kW) under the R.

VW Golf GTI TCR 286HP FWD Specs 2020 VW Golf GTI R TCR 286HP FWD Specs, Engine, Changes, & Performance

VW Golf GTI TCR 286HP FWD Specs

2020 VW Golf GTI R TCR 286HP FWD Review

The seven-speed dual-clutch transmission channels the output to the front wheels, for a -100 km/h (-62 mph) run time of 5.6 seconds, while top speed may be optionally greater from 250 to 260 km/h (155-162 mph). The new Golf GTI TCR holders out politeness of a couple of exterior updates, this kind of as the front splitter, side sill extensions, roof spoiler and diffuser, which are all distinct to this model. Additionally, it receives 18-inch wheels, black side vanity mirror hats, LED headlights, a front-axle differential lock, and perforated brake discs.

VW Golf GTI TCR 286HP FWD Interior 2020 VW Golf GTI R TCR 286HP FWD Specs, Engine, Changes, & Performance

VW Golf GTI TCR 286HP FWD Interior

Consumers can spec a new honeycomb foil for the side sections, black roof and carbon looking glass caps. They could also choose between a couple of optionally available deals. The first one includes the DCC adaptive suspension, sportier rear damping, increased V-max and 19-inch wheels with 235/35 auto tires. The second one gets the same features and provides semi-slicks for the (various) 19-inch wheels, and extra wheel tresses with anti-theft security.

VW Golf GTI TCR 286HP FWD 2020 VW Golf GTI R TCR 286HP FWD Specs, Engine, Changes, & Performance

VW Golf GTI TCR 286HP FWD

Launching the doors projects the TCR logo to the tarmac, and as soon as inside, customers will find front sports seats with new micro-fiber/cloth design, an exclusive sports steering wheel and red accents all around. Purchase guides have opened in Germany, where the starting price stands at €38,950 ($44,554), taxation incorporated. This places it exactly among the €33,625 ($38,463) Golf GTI Performance and the €41,175 ($47,099) Golf R, although the optionally available packages cost €2,350 ($2,688) and €3,200 ($3,660), respectively.