VW Golf GTI Performance vs VW Golf GTI TCR

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Picture of VW Golf GTI TCR (Mk VII facelift)
Category Golf GTI PerformanceVW Golf GTI TCR
Engine layout 2.0 l R42.0 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 245 / 242290 / 286
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 370 / 273380 / 280
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1391 / 30671427 / 3146
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 176 / 174203 / 200
Average price €35,000€43,000

Lap Times

Track Golf GTI PerformanceVW Golf GTI TCR
Sachsenring 1:43.741:39.53

Acceleration

Speed & distance Golf GTI PerformanceVW Golf GTI TCR
0 - 50 kph 2.6 s2.3 s
0 - 80 kph 4.6 s3.9 s
0 - 100 kph 6.2 s5.2 s
0 - 130 kph 9.4 s7.8 s
0 - 160 kph 13.8 s11.2 s
0 - 180 kph 17.8 s14.4 s
0 - 200 kph 22.7 s18.4 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 5.9 s5.0 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.1 s @ 85.1 mph9.5 s @ 90.1 mph
1/4 mile 14.4 s13.4 s

Rolling acceleration

Speed Golf GTI PerformanceVW Golf GTI TCR
60 - 100 kph (4) 5.0 s3.8 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 6.7 s5.4 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 6.5 s5.3 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 8.4 s7.0 s
80 - 120 kph (7) 13.9 s11.2 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 16.4 s13.8 s

General performance

Category Golf GTI PerformanceVW Golf GTI TCR
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)260 kph (162 mph)
Est. 0 - 100 mph - 0 22.3 s @ 1913 ft18.9 s @ 1621 ft
Est. max acceleration 0.50 g (5 m/s²)0.59 g (6 m/s²)
18m slalom 67.9 kph (42.2 mph)70.4 kph (43.7 mph)
Fuel economy 8.5 l/100 km (28 mpg US / 33 UK)8.8 l/100 km (27 mpg US / 32 UK)
100 kph - 0 35 m (114 ft)31 m (102 ft)
200 kph - 0 148 m (487 ft)128 m (421 ft)

Summary

Category Golf GTI PerformanceVW Golf GTI TCR
Track Performance 88100
Straight line speed 17272351
Total 18152451

Verdict

Golf GTI TCR is the fastest by considerable margin.

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