Traditional festival of tuning in Wörthersee in Austria, dedicated to the model of the German automaker 2018-2019 Volkswagen, was the scene of the debut for a new concept called the Design Vision GTI Concept with a 500-strong engine.
The basis for the new items served hatchback Golf GTI.
This is not the only case where this model is the basis of the experimental concept.
More in 2007-th year, the German company has managed to equip the hatchback 12-cylinder unit capacity of 650 horsepower.
On the background of the current concept of 2018-2019 Volkswagen Design Vision GTI is more modest, but the new concept plans to use in rally racing over long distances.
2-liter turbocharged Golf GTI model 6-cylinder engine replaced the 3-liter petrol engine with two turbines, which develops 500 horsepower and maximum torque of 560 Newton-meters.
In addition to a powerful unit, the new 2018-2019 Volkswagen Design Vision GTI equipped with a robotic gearbox DSG dual-clutch transmission and all-wheel drive system, in contrast to the “Course”, which drive the front.
German engineers say that the new product is able to accelerate from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in just 3.9 seconds, and its maximum speed reaches 300 kilometers per hour.
For comparison, the most powerful version of the series Golf GTI gaining first “hundred” in 6.4 seconds.
Also, a new concept 2018-2019 Volkswagen Design Vision GTI is different from the “donor” sizes.
Its length is less than 1.5 cm, and the width of the aggressive body kit more than 7.1 centimeters.
Besides, a 5.7 centimeter engineers reduced the ride height.
In the vehicle interior can be noted sports steering wheel, sports seats with combined finish (no rear seats) and rotated in the direction of the driver’s center console.
On the prospects of mass production of 2018-2019 Volkswagen Design Vision GTI German automaker is silent.