Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR – Volkswagen has revealed the racing version of its Golf GTI which is set in this year to compete in the TCR touring car championship. Today called the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR, the Golf that is considerably altered seems largely just like the Race Car concept.
Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR Specifications
The generation-based VW Golf GTI TCR 2016 features an uprated engine and also race-prepared chassis setup. From the generation GTI, the TCR was developed specially by the Volkswagen Motorsport team, and all 20 examples are spoken for.
The leading aluminum brake calipers have a six piston, while the ones on the rear have two pistons. Standard alloy wheels come with Michelin tires and have a diameter of 18 inches. Within the car, you will locate a lightweight, bare bones inside that features a racing seat, roll cage, complete harness and an FIA-approved fuel tank.
There are not any changes to the mechanicals of the Golf GTI TCR. As it continues to make use of a 330-hp, 2.0-liter turbo four cylinder which routes its power to the front wheels through a six-speed dual clutch transmission. As the suspension system, the GTI TCR 2016 includes an adjustable front McPherson suspension, while the back Multilink axle can be corrected for.
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Power is provided to the front wheels via a six-speed sequential gearbox designed especially for racing programs. Furthermore, the racing edition of the Volkswagen Golf GTI can go from 0-100 km/h in about 5.2 seconds, while top speed is estimated at 230 km/h.
Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR Release date and Price
Competing race versions range from Ford Focus ST, Honda Civic TCR and the Seat Leon. Volkswagen hasn’t set the price of the Golf GTI TCR. Please stay tuned.
|Technical Data||Details specs of VW Golf GTI TCR|
|Engine||Type Straight-four engine with turbocharger and intercooling, transversally mounted in front of the front axle
Capacity 1,984 cc
Output 243 kW (330 hp) at 6,200 rpm-1
Torque 410 Nm at 2,500 rpm-1
Bore/stroke 82.5 mm/92.8 mm
Engine control unit Continental SIMOS
|Chasis||Front axle McPherson struts; height, track and camber of chassis can be adjusted; anti-roll bar can be adjusted in three stages
Rear axle Multilink axle, height, track and camber of chassis can be adjusted; anti-roll bar can be adjusted in three stages
Steering Rack-and-pinion steering with modified software and hardware
Braking system Disc brakes with all-around inside ventilation (Ø 362 mm front; Ø 310 mm rear), aluminium brake callipers (six pistons at front, two pistons at rear)
Wheels/tyres 10 x 18 inch; 27/65×18 Michelin
|Power transmission||Gearbox Six-speed sequential racing gearbox, shift paddles on steering wheel
Gearbox final drive Front-wheel drive with multi-plate differential
Clutch Multi-disk sintered clutch
|Chasis / Body||Design Strengthened production steel body (in accordance with FIA
|Performance||Acceleration 0–100 km/h in approx. 5.2 seconds
Top speed approx. 230 km/h
|Dimension||Length/width/height 4,365/1,960/1,195 mm
Wheel base 2,665 mm
Minimum weight 1,280 kg (incl. driver)
|TCR international series calendar||01/04–03/04/2016 Bahrain*
22/04–24/04/2016 Portugal (Estoril)
06/05–08/05/2016 Belgium (Spa-Francorchamps)
20/05–22/05/2016 Italy (Monza)
03/06–05/06/2016 Austria (Salzburg)
17/06–19/06/2016 Germany (Oschersleben)
01/07–03/07/2016 Russia (Sochi)
26/08–28/08/2016 Thailand (Buriram)
30/09–02/10/2016 Malaysia (Sepang)*
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