2014 Volkswagen GTI Roadster – Volkswagen Group has officially unveiled the new 2014 Volkswagen GTI Roadster Concept Vision Gran Turismo right now at the 2014 Wörthersee GTI occasion in Austria. VW was created this concept to accept Sony Playstation challenge make their Polyphony Digital’s Gran Turismo 6 video game virtual car into real life example.
The exterior is designed by three young VW designers winners of in-house competition automobile style to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Gran Turismo game, like Malte Hammerbeck, Domen Rucigaj and Guillermo Mignot. The car body has 4,158 mm long, 1,894 mm wide, 1,090 mm tall and 2,494 mm wheelbase or 137 mm shorter than Golf GTI hatchback. The front fasica is dominated by significant air intake flanked by vertically-mounted LED DLR units, whilst the skinny headlamps are connected by a narrow grille that bears the Golf GTI’s familiar red strip. At the rear, there is an impressive diffuser and its huge blades. Even though the exhaust capabilities two tailpipes wrapped collectively in a larger, trapezoidal tip. Completed the exterior appear, this model is wrapped with Tornado Red and dubbed Gran Turismo Red and stand on 20-inch alloy wheels wrapped in 235/35 front and 275/30 rear tires.
Inside, this model will only accommodate two individuals with Alcantara-wrapped racing seats with five-point security belts and dual carbon fiber monocoque surrounds. The Alcantara and race inspired design also come to the four-spoke grip steering wheel design and style and sits on a long, exposed column. The light switches are mounted on every single side, as are the red-painted shift paddles found behind the controller.
2014 Volkswagen GTI Roadster Specs
Beneath the hood, GTI Vision Roadster will probably be powered by an astounding 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 TSI engine, delivering 503 horsepower (375 kW) and 413 lb-ft (559 Nm) of torque. The engine energy is going to be delivered to permanent 4MOTION all-wheel drive system by means of a seven-speed DSG automatic gearbox providing 369 lb-ft (500 Nm) of the torque from just 2,000 rpm. With only 1,420 kg (3,130 pounds) total body weighs, the 2014 Volkswagen GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) in 3.5 seconds just before reach maximum speed of 192 mph (309 km/h).
Volkswagen say that the 2014 Volkswagen GTI Roadster Concept Vision Gran Turismo is just a concept and there is no strategy to bring this roadster into mass production model. But at the least the player of Gran Turismo 6 video game will likely be capable to download the GTI Roadster from mid-June and get behind the wheel on Sony’s Playstation 3.