All-new Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 2019 to challenge the Civic Type R

May 14, 2018 | Same topic: Newest & coolest car concepts
The Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 2019 can produce up to 286 hp and 370 Nm of torque.

Volkswagen has recently disclosed a new concept dubbed the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 2019. The German carmaker says that the new hatch’s production is planned to start later this year.

As other Golf GTI models, the TCR is also powered by a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine which is capable of cranking out 286 hp and 370 Nm of torque. The output is evaluated to be considerably higher than the standard version producing 217 hp and 370 Nm of torque and slightly lower than the GTI Clubsport pushing out 306 hp.

The engine works in a conjunction with a 7-speed dual clutch gearbox, driven by 4Motion all-wheel drive or limited-slip differential. The top speed is claimed to be 264 km/h.

Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 2019 angular front

Volkswagen has recently disclosed a new concept dubbed the Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 2019

Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 2019 engine

The TCR is also powered by a 2.0L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine 

The all-new Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 2019 receives unique package from the car manufacturer, making it different from other Golf. The package includes a fresh front bumper, a contoured front splitter and bigger air intakes.

Additional aerodynamic support is a widened side skirt that extends to the rear corners. For the rear, the Golf GTI TCR comes adorned with a diffuser along with integrated exhaust pipes. The TCR characters on the side skirt are also highlighted while the side gets an optional GTI-style honeycomb decor.

Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 2019 angular rear

The all-new Golf GTI TCR receives unique package from the car manufacturer

Stepping inside, the cabin shows the same layout to the standard GTIs but gets distinctive updates with more sporty features including an improved infotainment system, an upgraded interpretation of the stamped Tartan seats, microfiber-decorated door panels and seats and a standard Digital Cockpit.

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Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 2019 interior

The cabin shows the same layout to the standard GTIs but now gets distinctive updates with more sporty features

The Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR 2019 is expected to go head to head with the Honda Civic Type R 2018 when it is launched.

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