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310PS Golf GTI Clubsport S Sets Record At Nurburgring

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.

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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.

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Volkswagen are launching the Clubsport S at the 35th GTI Event at Lake Wörthersee this weekend (4-7 May).


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