Volkswagen Design Vision GTI concept debuts at Wörthersee

Volkswagen Design Vision GTI concept

Volkswagen ha unveiled the Design Vision GTI concept at Wörthersee 2013, which is based on the new seventh-generation Golf GTI, featuring a new front end with LED headlights, C-pillars and side sills which have been extended out, side blades, new rear bumper and 20-inch alloy wheels.

Compared to the standard Golf GTI it is 71mm wider, 57mm lower and measures 15mm less in length.

Interior boasts a carbon fibre dashboard trimmed in alcantara upholstery, a digital instrument cluster, a sport steering wheel and Porsche Cup-inspired door handles.

The rear seat is replaced by an X-shaped cross member that increases stiffness and also houses two helmets.

Power comes from a 496bhp 3.0-litre V6 TSI engine with direct injection and turbocharger linked to DSG gearbox with power sent to all four wheels. 0-62mph comes in 3.9 seconds and the top speed is 186mph.

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