The most interesting concept of the next group 2018-2019 Volkswagen GTI-festival in Austria became a hybrid hatchback Golf GTE Sport. The manufacturer claims that the new product erases the boundaries between race and conventional cars, being suitable as a daily operation and to race on the track. At the expense of the first, and you can argue, but quality sports golf car can not be questioned.
Body 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport for the most part is made of carbon fiber. For the sake of good aerodynamics prototype made low, and the doors are rising up (in the style of a coupe XL1) for easy access to the 2-seater interior. Painted in pearl white car White Club, top and many other details are left in the natural color of the carbon fiber.
The original Golf GTE is easily recognizable by the blue box on the grille, there is a blue strip far more eye-catching. More remarkable front three chrome ribs, double divider, radiant gloss mesh air vents and diode illumination engineering with relatively modest head headlights surrounded by huge running lights in the shape of the letter S. The rear lights are also LED. The wheel arches are 20-inch alloy wheels with low-profile tires, which have a wide contact patch.
The movement VW Golf GTE Sport results in a complex hybrid setup headed by TSI engine volume of 1.6 liters. Engine with direct injection and supercharged borrowed from rally Polo R WRC, output is 299 horsepower and 400 Nm. The first electric motor that develops 115 horsepower and 330 Nm of torque, integrated 6-speed robotic gearbox DSG (DQ400E).
The second electric motor is located behind the power is similar to the first, but the torque is 270 Nm. Total motor gives 670 Nm of thrust and 400 horsepower. The power plant operates in the E mode (electric traction), Hybrid and GTE. The hatchback accelerates from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in 4.3 seconds and is able to overcome up to 50 kilometers without using gasoline engine.
Also as part of the May Motor Show at Lake Worthersee was presented a pre-production Golf GTI Clubsport and the concept of the Audi the TT the Clubsport the Turbo .