Volkswagen and Audi aftermarket specialist at ABT Sportsline take a decision to customize the stunning 184PS Golf 7 GT with a power upgrade and also an aerodynamic kit to lessen the problem. Hans-Jürgen Abt, who is the CEO of the world’s largest tuner of cars manufactured by VW Group, has said that the goal of this customization is to create a sportier compact diesel. He said that their ABT Golf VII GTD is a very stylish power package.
They take many efforts to make this Golf GTD look more aggressive – they applied aerodynamic parts like the front spoiler and also grille, the side skirts and also trunk lid attachment. In addition, the headlights of this car also got the thin eyelid. Meanwhile, its mirrors are complemented with dissimilar covers. At its back, you will find the 4-pipe exhausts and also rear skirt insert that will make a more alarming look, just like the 18inch or 19inch alloy wheels obtainable.
For the mechanical part, the ABT Power has upgraded the 2.0liter diesel engine from 184PS (181hp) to 210PS (207hp), with the torque also going up from 380Nm (280lb-ft) to 430Nm (317 lb-ft). Based on the record, the standard Golf GTD sprints from 0 to 100km/hour (62mph) in only 7.5 seconds with a top speed of 229km/hour (142mph).