Bloomberg reports that because of shifting tariff regulations, and thanks to cheaper import taxes, foreign brands have seen a market share jump from 28 percent to 41 percent over the last two years.This means, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Audi have all capitalized on the shift leaving domestic producers ...
The latest news on the upcoming, seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf GTI, is that the hot hatch could get a more powerful engine than what we originally thought.
The news on the upcoming seventh generation Volkswagen Golf GTI is that it could get a more powerful engine than we originally thought. Previously, it was believed that the next iteration would be a 2.0 liter turbocharged four banger and would a 10 to 15 percent bump from 207hp to 220hp-230hp. Autocar magazine reported today that it may be as much as 280hp.
This could mean that the Golf R's replacement, would be well over 300hp. The report also claims that VW has developed a new front differential for the next GTI using an electronically controlled Haldex clutch for "more agile steering behavior".
Find a new video scoop of the 2013/2014MY Golf GTI prototype caught testing around the Nürburgring.