Volkswagen has recently announced its plans to introduce the Golf Design Vision GTI, an extreme version of the model, during the 2013 Worthersee.
The brand new Volkswagen Golf Design Vision GTI is actually the name of the extreme version of the Volkswagen Golf GTI, which was recently announced for the 2013 Worthersee. According to the German based automaker, the model in question is riding on the same MQB platform and, unlike the regular Golf GTI, the Vision GTI is using a multi-plate clutch four-wheel drive system, which is improving its cornering abilities.
The Volkswagen Golf Design Vision GTI is powered by a 3.0 liter twin-turbo V6 engine, which is producing a total output of 496 BHP and it has a peak torque of 413 lb-ft. The figures have gone up by 279 BHP and by 155 lb-ft of torque. Volkswagen says that thanks to these figures, the Golf Design Vision GTI can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in just 3.9 seconds, 2.6 seconds faster than the standard Golf GTI. The top speed has also increased by 38 mph, to 190 mph. The VW Golf Design Vision GTI is 4,253 mm long, 1,870 mm wide and 1,385 mm tall, being 15mm shorter, 71mm wider and 57mm lower than the regular Golf GTI. Additional details on the model will be announced in Worthersee.