As the strongest series Golf ever brings VW In the fall, the GTI special model "Clubsport S" on the market. The 400-powered turbo gasoline engine upgraded to 228 kW / 310 PS from the standard GTI (up to 2,0 kW / 195 horsepower), which is coupled to a manual six-speed gearbox, and the power, provide the drive for the compact sports car limited to 265 units to the front wheels. The right traction is provided by an electronic limited slip differential (XDS +) as well as a special sport setting for ESP skid protection.
In addition there is a suspension tuning according to racing style, a reduced 1.360 kilograms curb weight and a modified exhaust system. The strongest golf, there are only two-seater and two-seater without rear seat. Another special feature: The electronics of the adaptive chassis have a specially designed for the Nürburgring suspension setting is stored, which can be activated if necessary.
The special model has now celebrated its premiere at the traditional GTI meeting on Lake Wörthersee (May 4th to 7th), in which, in contrast to previous years, only the core brand VW takes part. The group subsidiaries Audi, Skoda and Co. are not represented. The Clubsport S rolls onto the street in autumn, probably at prices of around 40.000 euros.