Along with the production of the Golf GTI, it’s only to be predicted that VW would play around with one of the most familiar nameplates at the Wörthersee in Austria. There’s a meeting of around 150,000 fans of the German automaker. The latest Design Vision GTI racing study was made by an expert team under the assistance of Klaus Bischoff, who is the Volkswagen head of design.
The prominent feature on this vehicle is the implementation of a powerful 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged V6 petrol engine that puts back the standard Golf GTI Mk7’s 2.0-liter 4-pot along with 217hp (220PS) in the base trim and also 227hp (230PS) in the nice Performance Edition grade. Moreover, the 6-cylinder unit turns out 496hp (503PS) and also 560 Nm (413 lb-ft) of the peak torque between 4,000 rpm and 6,000 rpm. It’s not like the front-wheel drive GTI, the nice concept car is complemented with a nice all-wheel drive system that is joined to a dual-clutch DSG transmission.
Volkswagen said that the Design Vision GTI can attain a top speed of 186 mph (299km/h) and go from zero to 62mph (100km/h) in only 3.9 seconds, contrasted to 155mph (250km/h) and also 6.4 seconds for the stunning Golf GTI Performance Edition. A great and wide body kit lets the use of 20inch alloy wheels that has been shod in tires measures 235/35 at the front and also 275/30 at the rear axle. Furthermore, the stopping power arrives from ceramic brake discs all around, along with the 380-mm discs at the front and also 356 mm discs at the rear.
Measures 4,253 mm in length, 1,385 mm in height and 1,870 mm in width, the stunning “Design Vision GTI” is now 15mm shorter in length, 71mm wider and this vehicle stands 57mm closer to the ground contrasted to the standard Golf GTI. Bischoff said that they wanted to bring out the design elements of the stunning GTI as dynamically, concisely and also emotionally as they could so as to catch to the heart of the attraction that this car originates.
The concept’s revised body also sports the newly-styled bumpers, the additional vents at its back and also in front of the doors, as well as a race-spec rear diffuser. Meanwhile, the interior of this car looks to be fully altered from the single picture unveiled by Volkswagen, containing a latest dashboard and also instrument panel among others.