Jessica Abraham

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Volkswagen GTI Roadster going be on fire on roads!

Volkswagen GTI Roadster going be on fire on roads!

Post By : Jessica Abraham

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31 May 2014

You saw it last week as a teaser, currently here's the $64000 factor. It's Volkswagen's attack grandma Turismo's “Vision GT” series - following within the footsteps of BMW's and Mercedes' efforts - and follows up last year's style Vision GTI thought we have a tendency to drove in l.  a.  . however instead of simply leave it as a digital giving for the recreation community, VW set to form a correct one.

And the headline in fact, is that engine. it is a 3-litre, twin-turbo V6 TSI (out of the Touareg) manufacturing a large 500bhp and 413lb-ft of torsion, complete with a seven-speed DSG shell and VW's 4MOTION all-wheel-drive system.

Because it solely should propel a curb weight of one,420kg (3,130lbs), the GTI Roadster is capable of fast from zero to 62mph in three.6 seconds (an FF can hump in three.7s) and high out at 192mph. higher wear a helmet, as a result of you will have noticed  there's no roof.

As with the planning Vision thought we have a tendency to saw last year, this GTI Roadster shows a glimpse of wherever the road-going GTI's style can venture within the future. This being an idea automotive in fact, suggests that it's shorter, lower and wider than each the road automotive and last year's DV thought.

It's been optimised for aero, this GTI Roadster, therewith monster rear wing making scores of downforce, whereas the C-pillars are shaped into a change protection bar. Another schoolboy-cool component is that the doors that swivel upwards to open, framed by large aspect sills and flanked by flaring wheel arches.

There area unit 20in wheels. There area unit monster 380mm ceramic discs up front (356mm at the back). There area unit semiconductor diode daytime running lights. there's a carbon monocoque interior with 2 “race-shell” seats divided by a central bar. The instrument show is on a formed wing on high of the steering column, itself longer, sort of a race car.

"When Sony asked North American nation if we might develop a Vision GT vehicle completely for the sport to mark the fifteenth day of grandma Turismo we have a tendency to did not hesitate for a flash," aforesaid Klaus Bischoff, Head of style at Volkswagen. And permanently reason: GT creator Kazunori Yamauchi wont to own a Golf GTI, therefore he is an addict.

You'll be ready to transfer it onto your PlayStation for grandma Turismo vi from around period of time.