Volkswagen began its move toward a’high-performance model’ while expanding the range of choices by introducing various’powertrains’ of the 8th generation golf.
This move not only foretells the emergence of various elements based on the 8th generation golf, but also raises expectations for the WTCR, the culmination of the global touring car race in the future.
The new high-performance model of the 8th generation golf is named’Volkswagen Golf GTI Club Sports’, and it more clearly presents the genealogy of’Golf Club Sports’, which has continued from before.
The new Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport, based on the 8th generation, more effectively presents the value of a high-performance model like the previous clubsport.
In fact, the appearance of the Volkswagen Golf GTI Club Sport reveals the presence of the Volkswagen Golf GTI Club Sport more clearly by applying a body kit that presents a more sporty and aggressive image.
In particular, the body kit with an air intake that can deliver more air to the engine so that the high-performance engine can operate more smoothly is a look that greatly enhances the visual appeal.
From the side, the presence of Volkswagen Golf GTI Club Sports is more effectively revealed. The side skirts that were drawn sharply and boldly were added, and a dedicated decal was added to effectively present a sporty value.
In addition, 18-inch to 19-inch (optional) alloy wheels can be applied to the four wheels of the Volkswagen Golf GTI Club Sport, further enhancing the visual appeal.
The rear of the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport raises expectations for the vehicle’s value and performance by adding a massive dual-type muffler tip and a rear spoiler that presents the presence of a high-performance model.
In addition, the indoor space retains the composition of the 8th generation golf and effectively presents the value of’sports specifications’. D-cut style steering wheel, red stitching and ambient light are added to emphasize the dynamics.
As it is a Volkswagen Golf GTI club sport developed as a high-performance model, it is also essential to have strong performance. Under the bonnet of the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport is a 2.0L TSI engine capable of 296 horsepower and 40.8 kg.m of torque.
By combining the 7-speed DSG and front-wheel drive layout, the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport can accelerate to 100 km/h in less than 6 seconds from a standstill and a top speed of 250 km/h.
In addition to the progressive power steering system, LSD can be added to the front axle through options in addition to the progressive power steering system for better driving performance as well as the charm of the powertrain, and the adaptive suspension system further enhances driving value.
Volkswagen did not disclose specific sales points, sales specifications, and prices for Golf GTI Clubsport.