VW Golf VII GTI TCR VS Ford Focus ST MK4

In this rivalry, we compare two of the class-leading C-Segment hot hatches - the VW Golf VII GTI (facelift) TCR and the Ford Focus ST MK4. Both models are the flagship versions in terms of FWD performance, sporty setup and styling.The racing-inspired VW Golf VII GTI TCR is based on the seventh generation of the Golf which launched back in 2012, even though the platform has received numerous updates since then. With the Golf VIII ...

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Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR tuned by ABT Sportsline

ABT Sportsline presented a tuning package for the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR, including performance upgrades and a range of ABT alloy wheel designs. Thanks to the ABT Engine Control (AEC) unit, 2.0 liter TSI engine produces 250 kw (340 hp) and 430 Nm of torque. This means the tuned hot hatch comes with an additional 37 kW (50 hp) and 50 Nm of torque over the stock version. Thanks to the power ...

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Volkswagen taking orders for the Golf GTI TCR

Volkswagen announced the price and availability of the Golf GTI TCR which, as expected, retains the looks and the performance figures of the concert car presented at the 2018 Wörthersee GTI event in Austria. The special edition which is inspired by the two-time championship winning Golf TCR racecar, is only available in Europe at the moment with a price tag of 38,950 euros (61,831 aud) in Germany.The 2.0 liter TSI engine ...

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