Volkswagen GTI Roadster is preparing to debut

March 25, 2015 at 6:20 pm

For the fans the Austrian Wörthersee Company Volkswagen has created a unique concept car GTI Roadster.
Initially, the concept of VW GTI Roadster planned to make exclusively for use in a virtual computer game Gran Turismo 6 for the Sony PlayStation 3. Project GTI Roadster was so bright and interesting, which won the competition to design a car, held in celebration of the 15th anniversary of Gran Turismo. The appearance of the show car is created by young designers VW Malta Hammerbek, Domain Rusigaem and Guillermo Mino.

Volkswagen GTI Roadster pics

Volkswagen GTI Roadster image

The length of the car is 4158 mm, width – 1894 mm, and height – only 1090 mm. Wheelbase (2494 mm by 137 mm shorter than the serial Golf GTI. The car turned out easy enough – curb weight does not exceed 1420 kg.

Volkswagen GTI Roadster picture

Volkswagen GTI Roadster pics

Two-seat roadster is equipped with a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 TSI, which develops 503 hp and maximum torque reaches 560 Nm between 4,000 and 6,000 rev / min. 500 Nm of torque is available already with two thousand revolutions. All this power is transmitted to the drive wheels through a 7-speed robotized gearbox DSG, and realizes the great potential helps branded wheel drive transmission.
Roadster is painted in a new shade of red, called Gran Turismo Red.