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VW Golf GTI Clubsport 2021: First Look & Photos

The new Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport has been officially unveiled. This turn of the screw to the new generation Golf GTI brings with it very interesting and important news. A more dynamic model that offers a superior sporty driving experience. Under the hood of this Volkswagen compact, there is an engine that reaches 300 hp.

The Golf 8 family reaches new heights in performance and exclusivity thanks to the entry of an exciting new member. It is the new Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2021. A real twist to the new generation of the Golf GTI, a model that, let us remember, has recently started its commercial journey in the Spanish market. Now, Volkswagen decides to raise the ante with its iconic and successful sports compact.

Just take a quick look at the images that accompany this article to discover the new distinctive features that the new Golf GTI Clubsport sports that will help convey a stronger and more aggressive personality. It is a model that will hardly go unnoticed wherever it circulates.

VW Golf GTI Clubsport 2021

The design of the new Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2021

The characteristic details of the new Golf GTI are preserved. The color red is still present in various elements. Now, we must put our sights on the front bumper. It is equipped with LED Plus headlamps as standard and, as an option, you can opt for IQ. LIGHT LED headlights.

In the lateral silhouette, the factory shod 18-inch alloy wheels stand out. Various 19-inch wheel designs are also available. In any case, the red brake calipers are visible. And if we take a look at the rear, the roof spoiler finished in gloss black will make an appearance. Nor should we lose sight of the two exhaust outlets perfectly integrated into the diffuser.

VW Golf GTI Clubsport 2021

If we venture inside the new Golf GTI Clubsport we will be enveloped by an environment in which sportsmanship is breathed. The upholstery features red decorative stitching, the sports steering wheel is finished in perforated leather and the sports seats with integrated head restraints are also covered in perforated leather.

The technological equipment is equally solvent. We have a digital instrument cluster, a generously sized touch screen to operate the multimedia system, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, voice control, four USB Type-C connections, We Connect and We Connect Plus digital online services, digital radio DAB +, wireless charger for compatible mobile phones and much more.

The engine of the new Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 2021

VW Golf GTI Clubsport 2021

Let’s move on to the key and determining section, the mechanics. If we take a look under the hood of the new Golf GTI Clubsport we will find a 2.0-liter TSI four-cylinder petrol engine. It is the same block used by the new Golf GTI. However, its performance has been high and it is now capable of delivering a power of 300 hp and 400 Nm of maximum torque.

Compared with a conventional Golf GTI, we are faced with an increase in power of 55 hp and 30 Nm respectively. All of this is handled via a seven-speed dual-clutch DSG automatic gearbox. Power is sent to the front axle. Thanks to this mechanical assembly, the new Golf GTI Clubsport is capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km / h in less than 6 seconds and reaches a top speed of 250 km / h.

The chassis tuning has been refined to offer a superior sporting experience. VW has made changes to the suspension, a new electromechanical locking front differential has been installed and the Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) system has been updated. Among the different driving modes is a specific profile to be used on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. And also, it equips progressive steering as standard.

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