Britain’s Volkswagen Racing Cup would be the stage for the motorsport world debut of the Golf GT outfitted with the pioneering TSI supercharged and turbocharged engine.
The Golf’s GT’s 1.Four liter, 16-valve engine revs up 170 PS nevertheless the engineers at Volkswagen Racing UK thinks that its not highly effective sufficient and so with the assistance of their expertise companions at Superchips, Miltek Sport and Turbo Dynamics they have been capable of enhance the GT’s energy to an astonishing 230 PS. The engineers stated that they plan to additional improve the facility of the GT in months to return.
The Golf GT TSI has made its first public debut within the Hankook-backed championship’s opening rounds at Oulton Park in Cheshire final April 9, 2007. Nick Trott a contract motoring journalist was the fortunate person that was given the chance to drive the GT on the Oulton.
Trott, age 32, was so excited by the prospect of driving the GT TSI on its world motorsport debut. He stated, ‘The ability to weight ratio is superb and the package deal guarantees loads – I solely hope I can do the automotive justice!”
Based on Volkswagen Racing UK Director Sam Roach, “We’re pulling out all of the stops to get the Golf to Oulton. It has been a significant technological train to organize this refined energy unit for racing and our companions have offered large help and experience. To have the ability to extract 230 PS from a 1.4-litre engine is a significant achievement.”
It was not the primary time that Volkswagen Racing UK has awed the world with its highly effective machines on the observe. It may be remembered that within the yr 2002 the staff drove a turbodiesel into the victory lane which is a primary for the UK and likewise in current seasons it has given the brand new Golf GTI and Polo GTI their world racing debuts.
The Golf GTI TSI is among the most formidable tasks that the staff has ever undertaken. The TSI options an engine-driven supercharger and an exhaust fuel turbocharger, organized in sequence. The supercharger operates at a decrease engine whereas the turbo cuts in as energy will increase ensuing to optimum drivability and efficiency all through the rev vary with out the turbo lag and excessive most torque.
Golf GT TSI in line with the lengthy high quality custom of Volkswagen is provided with prime quality automotive parts ranging from its large complicated components all the way down to components just like the VW window swap. Each auto components that the GT TSI has are designed to reinforce efficiency and energy. The Golf GT TSI energy unit was awarded as Finest New Engine of 2006 within the Worldwide Engine of the 12 months Awards.
The Volkswagen Racing Cup is the right venue to showcase the highly effective new Golf GT TSI. Additionally it is the one saloon automotive supporting occasion to the distinguished British Formulation three and British GT Championships and options 12 races at six weekend occasions on the UK’s high circuits. All races are broadcasted on the Sky Sport channel.