Hot on the heels of Honda’s new Civic Type R making history at the British Hillclimb Championship (see story), Volkswagen are celebrating the Golf GTI’s 40th Anniversary with their new limited edition Golf GTI Clubsport S and to prove they mean business, they have put it to the test at the Nürburgring.
The limited edition 310PS Clubsport S broke the lap record for a front wheel drive production car at an impressive 7mins 49.21secs.
Only 400 of these fine tuned, 2 seater specials are to be made, the rear seats being binned to save weight. Sporting 19″ Pretoria Alloys fitted with semi-slicks and a “Nürburgring” setting, it kinda hints to its track leanings.
Volkswagen are launching the Clubsport S at the 35th GTI Event at Lake Wörthersee this weekend (4-7 May).
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