2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI revealed at the Geneva Motor Show
Volkswagen unveiled the 2014 Golf GTI at the Geneva International Motor Show. The model that debuted first in 1976 now comes bolted with a front transverse four-cylinder turbocharged direct injection petrol engine.
Want to know more? Here are all the technical details of the 2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI:
– Engine Displacement: 1,984 cc
– Bore/Stroke: 82.5/92.8 mm
– Compression Ratio: 9.8:1
– Power: Power: 162 kW / 220 PS from 4,500 to 6,200 rpm.
– Torque: 350 Nm from 1,500 to 4,400 rpm.
– Gearboxes / drive type; automatic 6-speed DSG; front-wheel drive.
– Brakes: Disc brakes front and rear, front 312 x 25 mm, ventilated; rear 300 x 12 mm.
Fuel consumption is reasonable at 6.0l/100km possible with the 6-speed automatic gearbox which is an improvement of 18% than its predecessor. The car is also environment friendly with low CO2 emissions of 139g/km. 0 to 100 km/h is achieved in 6.5 seconds and the top speed clocks in at 246 km/h.
Red-painted brake calipers, two chrome tailpipes and a sport suspension carve this compact hatchback sports car’s exterior with appealing sporty accents.
Interior is trendy yet traditional with features such as the top sport seats in tartan pattern, a black roof liner and red ambient lighting. Of course there is also the sport steering wheel, the GTI gear shift grip and instrument cluster, sport pedals and other features such as the foot support, etc. that all combine in giving a somewhat sporty feel to the model.
The compact hatchback is set to arrive in the Middle East by the third quarter of 2013.