Volkswagen launches the Golf VIII GTI Clubsport

Press Release:With an output of 221 kW (300 PS), the new Golf GTI Clubsport01 is now the most powerful model in the latest generation of the GTI The new model impresses with outstanding drive performance thanks to the innovative Vehicle Dynamics Manager New Nürburgring driving profile is configured to suit the track characteristics of the legendary Nordschleife and delivers impressive driving dynamicsThe new Golf Mk8 is picking up even more ...

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Volkswagen presents the Golf VII GTE HyRACER concept

Press Release:Big stage for the sporty Golf GTE HyRACER from Volkswagen Group Retail Germany. Apprentices present their project in the Autostadt in Wolfsburg. The vehicle project was originally planned for the 39th Wörthersee meeting in May 2020, but it was canceled due to the corona. The trainees at Volkswagen Group Retail Germany customized the vehicle within a few months. Together they planned the Golf GTE HyRACER and built it according to their ideas. The "Hy" ...

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Mirko –
Volkswagen Golf VII GTI (facelift)

Owner: Mirko Flagella Car: Volkswagen Golf VII GTI (facelift) Instagram: @mirkoflage_mk7 City: Turin Country: ItalyModification's ListTCR rear diffuser Venturi Carbon Air Intake New set of wheels View this post on Instagram  Sound on 🔊 / cold start in a rainy day 🌧 - - - - #volkswagen#golf#volkswagengolf#gtd#r#gti#golfgti#gtiperformance#stance#static#performance#mk5#mk6#mk7#vw#redlips#golfmk7#vwbuddies#wheels#bagged#vwclub#vwlove#hothatch#golf7gti#golf7r#vwgolf#vwgolfgti A post shared by Mirko Flagella (@mirkoflage_mk7) on Apr 29, 2020 at 3:29am PDT

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A mid-engined Renault Clio inspired by the R5 Turbo

Independent designer Khyzyl Saleem, known for his photorealistic renderings with extreme visual modifications (like his most recent VW Golf II based hot hatch project), presented a mid-engined, wide-bodykit version of the Renault Clio V (2020), heavily influenced by the classic Renault 5 Turbo (1980-1986).The digital renderings of the 3D model reveal that not much of the original model has been left untouched.The designer used a detailed model of the Renault Clio RS ...

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This heavily modified VW Golf II GTI looks out of this world

Independent designer Khyzyl Saleem, known for his photorealistic renderings with extreme visual modifications, presented his latest project which is based on the  VW Golf II GTI (1984-1992). Besides its looks, the cool thing about this one is that it is going to be produced in prototype form, with the help of JP Performance and Prior Design!As we can see from the digital renderings, the Golf II GTI has become unrecognisable, thanks to the extremely wide bodykit. ...

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VW Golf VII GTI gets 70% more power by Mountune

British tuner Mountune launched its Stage 2+ power upgrade for the  Volkswagen Golf VII GTI and the  Golf VII GTI (facelift)The upgrade unlocks 70% more power compared to the stock version. More specifically, the tuned 2.0 TSI produces 385 hp / 283 kW (+165 hp / 121 kW) of power and 510 Nm (+160 Nm) of torque.  This increase was achieved by the IS38 turbocharger (which is standard to the Golf VII ...

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Manhart RS 450 based on the VW Golf VII R

German tuner Manhart launched the RS 450 which is an upgraded version of the Volkswagen Golf VII R (facelift).Under the bonnet, the four-cylinder 2.0 TSI engine now produces 450 hp / 331 kW (+140 hp / 103 kW) and 500 Nm (+100 Nm) of torque bringing the Golf  R on par with the most powerful hot hatches on sale. To achieve those numbers, Manhart installed a larger turbocharger, re-mapped the ECU and used a ...

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Volkswagen officially unveiled the Golf VIII GTI, GTD and GTE

 Volkswagen officially announced three new hot hatch variants of the Golf VIII lineup that will premiere at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show next week - the Golf GTI (gasoline), Golf GTD (diesel) and Golf GTE (hybrid). Here is the official press release with official pictures from Volkswagen's press site.Press Release90th International Geneva Motor ShowThe new Golf GTI*, GTD* and GTE*All equipment specifications apply to the German market * Near-production prototypeKey aspectsPremière of ...

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Volkswagen unveiled the E-Performance Golf R prototype

Volkswagen unveiled the E-Performance Golf R prototype this weekend at the GP Ice Race event in Austria.The concept car might share its name with the VW Golf VII R (facelift) however it is heavily based on the Golf TCR racing car. This is evident from the aerodynamic bodykit that includes wide front and rear fenders, redesigned bumpers, a racing-style splitter and a huge rear wing at the back.Under the widened and ...

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