/370-hp Golf R by ABT Sportline

370-hp Golf R by ABT Sportline

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Those who choose to buy a 300-hp hatchback are the kind who can never get enough horsepower regardless of the car’s size and intended role. So while ABT’s latest project, which is a 370-hp package for the Golf 7 R, may seem pointless to you, it is just the thing for the power hungry hot hatch fanatics.

The new Golf R by ABT gets a 23 percent hike in power, which apart from the 370 horsepower output, also includes 460 Nm of torque, up from 380. The extra oomph has a profound effect on the performance, as it drops the 0 to 100 km/h time from 5.1 seconds to 4.5, and increases the top speed from 250 km/h to 265.

Exhilarating performance is only part of this package. The 2014 Golf R by ABT also features a massive body kit, consisting of front grille, front spoiler with an integrated blade, head light covers, mirror caps, side skirt add-ons, a rear wing, tail gate and rear skirt add-on and the matching, dark ER-C wheels.

Again, the boy racer looks may not appeal to a lot of people. But the hot hatch crowd is going to love it. If anything, they’ll be made why the rear spoiler isn’t bigger, and why the exhaust isn’t louder.

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