Volkswagen unveils 400 hp AWD Golf R 400 Concept in Beijing — Volkswagen Golf

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Volkswagen unveils 400 hp AWD Golf R 400 in Beijing

The VW Golf R 400 makes its at the Beijing Auto Show April 21 to 29

We’ve seen tease us with extreme of its iconic GTI now and again. Last VW showed off a 503 hp version of the car in the form of the Vision GTI. which was mostly for show. Now, a 400 hp AWD unveiled at the Beijing Auto badged as the Golf R 400 has come out the light, and with it some performance chatter.

That the dynamic, low slung R 400 shares similarities to the stock R is of little concern, as the power more than compensates for the comparisons. The R 400 concept uses the 4MOTION all-wheel-drive system as the model to manage traction and which has been upped to 400 ps (395 hp). Torque has increased by 70 Nm (52 lb.ft), giving the a total of 450 Nm (332 lb.ft).

The R 400’s performance modifications to be managed properly so the job was handed to Volkswagen’s performance arm at R GmbH. the standard turbocharged 2.0 liter found in the Golf R, the team by reinforcing the crankcase in order to the extra pressures developed by the new pressure turbocharging arrangement. The also water-cooled the exhaust gas to the turbo unit in order to gas usage under heavy Variable valve controls with twin-camshaft tweaks implemented to enhance both and mileage figures.

So what does it all mean on the According to VW, the Golf R 400, using the 6-speed DSG gearbox, is of 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in a very 3.9 seconds. That puts it an second faster to the mark the standard Golf R. VW claims the car can continue on to a top speed of 280 km/h mph). On the scales, the R 400 concept is to the standard Golf R, at 1,420 kg lb).

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Stylistically, the Golf R 400 shares genetics with the Golf R, but where similarities end. At 40 mm in) wider than the R and taking visual influences from 1988 Rallye Golf the concept has a more aggressive, demeanor. To fill the added between the muscular haunches, VW new sill extensions to close the Inside the haunches are modified 19 alloy wheels, set within R19 tires. Modifications to the wheels help direct and increase to the car’s redesigned braking

The front bumper now features a fiber splitter and wing that has been redesigned in to accommodate the engine’s increased requirements. The back of the Golf R 400 now vents built into the of the reworked bumper, and the four are replaced by two central exhaust similar to those found on the Golf R32.

Should the car ever go to production there have been a few to suggest it might become a drivers would find situated in motorsport-grade seats, by Alcantara and leather coverings. yellow piping is interlaced the car to help offset the otherwise interior.

The VW Golf R 400 can be seen at the Auto Show from 21 to 29.

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