VW Golf GTI Clubsport vs VW Golf GTI TCR

Picture of VW Golf GTI Clubsport (Mk VII)
Picture of VW Golf GTI TCR (Mk VII facelift)
Category Golf GTI ClubsportVW Golf GTI TCR
Engine layout 2.0 l R42.0 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 265 / 261290 / 286
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 350 / 258380 / 280
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1404 / 30951436 / 3166
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 189 / 186202 / 199
Average price €41,000€43,000

Lap Times

Track Golf GTI ClubsportVW Golf GTI TCR
Sachsenring 1:39.781:39.53

Acceleration

Speed & distance Golf GTI ClubsportVW Golf GTI TCR
0 - 40 kph 2.0 s1.9 s
0 - 50 kph 2.6 s2.3 s
0 - 100 kph 5.7 s5.2 s
0 - 120 kph 8.4 s7.3 s
0 - 130 kph 8.4 s7.8 s
0 - 140 kph 10.7 s9.5 s
0 - 160 kph 12.6 s11.2 s
0 - 180 kph 15.2 s14.4 s
0 - 200 kph 19.6 s18.4 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 5.8 s5.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.1 s @ 85.7 mph9.6 s @ 89.5 mph
1/4 mile 13.9 s @ 107.2 mph13.4 s

Rolling acceleration

Speed Golf GTI ClubsportVW Golf GTI TCR
60 - 100 kph (4) 4.2 s3.8 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 5.7 s5.4 s
80 - 120 kph (4) 4.1 s4.0 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 5.5 s5.3 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 7.0 s7.0 s
80 - 160 kph (4) 9.1 s8.8 s
80 - 160 kph (5) 12.9 s11.5 s
80 - 160 kph (6) 17.6 s15.5 s
80 - 120 kph 3.4 s3.2 s
Est. 100 - 140 kph 4.6 s4.1 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 15.2 s14.0 s

General performance

Category Golf GTI ClubsportVW Golf GTI TCR
Top speed 251 kph (156 mph)260 kph (162 mph)
Est. 0 - 100 mph - 0 20.9 s @ 1788 ft19.2 s @ 1650 ft
Est. max acceleration 0.50 g (5 m/s²)0.56 g (6 m/s²)
18m slalom 71.9 kph (44.7 mph)70.4 kph (43.7 mph)
Fuel economy 7.8 l/100 km (30 mpg US / 36 UK)6.4 l/100 km (37 mpg US / 44 UK)
100 kph - 0 32 m (106 ft)31 m (102 ft)
130 kph - 0 60 m (197 ft)54 m (178 ft)
200 kph - 0 128 m (420 ft)128 m (421 ft)

Summary

Category Golf GTI ClubsportVW Golf GTI TCR
Track Performance 99100
Straight line speed 28893399
Total 29883499

Verdict

Golf GTI TCR is the fastest by a small margin.

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Hhh  2y ago

Isn’t the clubsport BHP higher then what is stated on this?

 

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hostboy  2y ago

Yep it makes 306 bhp


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mihai  2y ago @hostboy

that is the clubsport S


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Robin  2y ago

Clubsport is +30bhp overboost, so 295.

(I own a mk7 clubsport w/ pleasure :D)


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vwliebe  2y ago

yup,it has overboost in 3rd gear I think, up to 290 HP and 380 nm