Volkswagen Golf-R Video
Volkswagen Golf-R Video Transcript
What's up guys, this is Antoine Goodwin with CNET.com on the floor of the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, taking a look at the new Volkswagen Golf-R. Now this is built on the seventh generation Golf platform that just debuted and is the second generation of the Golf-R. Well, fourth generation if you consider the R32 models that came before, but don't get confused. That's a lot of numbers. The important numbers are under the hood. It's got the newest generation of Volkswagen's 2-liter TSI turbocharged engine. That's gonna use turbo charging and direct injection to get you 296 horsepower and 280 pound feed of torque. Now that's pretty much Subaru WRX-- Evo territory right there and like those 2 vehicles, it's gonna put the power through all wheels via the 4motion system. Now this is VW's fifth generation of 4motion and it can do some pretty cool things. For example, it can decouple the rear axle when you're just cruising around at highway speeds and don't need the grip on the rear end. So you don't get the hit and fuel economy you normally hit with [unk] drive systems. But then when you stomp the pedal and really need that torque at the back end, it can send up to a 100 percent, all 280 pound feet to the rear axle when needed. And that power's also gonna go through the newest generation of VW's GSG system or you can actually shift it yourself with the 6-speed manual on here. Now this newest generation of the Volkswagen Golf is actually gonna go on sale in United States sometime in late 2014, probably the 2015 model, but it'll be on European road some time later this year. I've been Antoine Goodwin on the floor of the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, taking a look at the new Golf-R.
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