June 22, 2024

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Volkswagen Golf R Finally Gets The Power It Deserves

Irrespective of the infighting, German tuner Manhart has at last given the Golf R the electricity it justifies with its new tuning challenge dubbed the ‘RS 450’.

By putting in a more substantial turbocharger, remapping the Ecu, and adding a carbon intake method, Manhart has extracted 450 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque from the Golf R’s two-liter 4-cylinder turbo engine, an boost of 140 hp and seventy four lb-ft. It really is value noting that this personalized Golf R is based on Europe’s 310-hp Golf R ahead of emissions restrictions forced VW to lessen the output by 10 hp.