Volkswagen issued Monday a first teaser of the new Golf R. The sporty version of the compact sedan is expected Wolfsburg at the IAA in September with about 300 horsepower.
The Golf R is the most ferocious variation of the German compact sedan. Since the beginning of his presentation is expected for the Frankfurt Motor Show in mid-September.
Volkswagen sent a sign on Monday to those who expect the fourth Golf R name. Wolfsburg firm released a teaser image hinting that it would be unveiled soon.
According to several indiscretions, this wicked version of the Golf 7 weigh 1200 kg and count at least 290 horsepower, 20 more than its predecessor, and 379 Nm of torque. His power could even exceed the threshold of 300 hp . Under the hood, we must also find the 2.0 TSI unit that allowed the new S3 stand with 300 horses at the Paris 2012.
Equipped with automatic six-speed double clutch, the new Golf R is able to shoot down the 0 to 100 km / h in 5 seconds, half a second better than the previous model. For now, Volkswagen has not provided any technical data of the fourth generation of the badge R.
The new Golf R should be exposed in the Frankfurt Motor Show, more than a year after the birth of the seventh generation of the compact sedan.