Technical Data

Type Straight-four engine with turbocharger and intercooling, transversally mounted in front of the front axle
Capacity 1,984 cc
Output 257 kW (350 hp) at 6,200 rpm
Torque Up to 420 Nm at 2,500 rpm
Bore/stroke 82.5 mm/92.8 mm
Engine control unit Continental SIMOS
Power transmission  
Gearbox Six-speed sequential racing gearbox, shift paddles on steering wheel
Gearbox final drive Front-wheel drive with multi-plate differential
Clutch Multi-disk sintered clutch
Front axle McPherson struts
Rear axle Multilink axle, height, track and camber of chassis can be adjusted
Steering Rack-and-pinion steering with modified software and hardware
Braking system Front disc brakes with all-around inside ventilation (Ø 378 mm), Rear solid brake disks (Ø 272 mm), aluminium brake callipers (six pistons at front, two pistons at rear)
Wheels/tyres 10 x 18 inch
Design Strengthened production steel body (in accordance with FIA regulations)
Length/width/height 4,597/1,950/1,368 mm
Wheel base 2,665 mm
Minimum weight 1,285 kg (incl. driver)
Acceleration 0–100 km/h in approx. 5.2 seconds
Top speed approx. 258 km/h

Questions? Answers!


Where can I download the booklet „Golf GTI TCR – The Golf for Customer Sports“?

Here you can download the booklet’s PDF.

Booklet „Golf GTI TCR – The Golf for Customer Sports“

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Are there different versions of the Golf GTI TCR?

Yes. The DSG-transmission is planned for the 2017 cars. Our customers could decide between two types of transmissions - the sequential and the DSG transmission. But we recommend the DSG transmission just for the VLN/ 24h runs. Currently we are working on a VLN KIT and we finish it this year. The details will follow soon.

In which series will the Golf GTI TCR be in action?

The Golf GTI TCR lines up in the following series:


TCR International Series

TCR Germany

TCR Benelux

TCR Asia

TCR Portugal


Further outings in the VLN Endurance Championship are also in discussion.


The series


How much does the Golf GTI TCR cost?

Golf GTI TCR with sequential gearbox:
115,000 Euro plus VAT per car.

Golf GTI TCR with direct shift gearbox (recommended just for endurance races):
95,000 Euro plus VAT per car.

How can I order a Golf GTI TCR?

Step 1:

Send us an informal query by E-mail to golf-gti-tcr(a-t)


Step 2:

You receive an offer from us, with technical specifications, the provisional delivery date, and an order form.


Step 3:

Return the signed order form to us and transfer a payment of 20 % of the net list price.


Step 4:

Once we have received the payment and order, the car is reserved for you.


Step 5:

Transfer the remaining amount ahead of the delivery of the car. You receive a down payment document for this purpose in good time.

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Once spare parts have been ordered, how long does it take for them to be delivered?

As a rule, spare parts are available promptly. A delivery time of about one week is planned from receipt of payment.

Can customers purchase a data logger (mandatory equipment in TCR series) from Volkswagen Motorsport?

Yes. The “TCR Scrutineering Kit” can be purchased from Volkswagen Motorsport for 2,000 Euros. The kit can be ordered as an option when purchasing the Golf GTI TCR.

How can spare parts be ordered?

Spare parts are ordered directly from Volkswagen Motorsport. You can find the appropriate contact partner at Contact.

Are spare parts also sold at the circuit on race weekends?

Yes, we sell spare parts at the circuit in the TCR International Series, TCR Germany, and TCR Benelux. We are planning to increase the logistic and availability at other TCR championships.

What are the terms of payment?

Car order:

Down payment of 20 % of the net list price when placing the order

The remaining amount is transferred before the car is delivered


Spare parts order:

Spare parts are delivered once the full payment has been received

How long does it take from ordering a Golf GTI TCR to the car being delivered?

As a result of the customised production and individual order situation, we recommend you allow a lead time of four months.

Is there a tuning kit for my private GTI?

No. No tuning kit is currently planned.

Technical support

Is there a contact partner for technical queries on race weekends?

Yes, support will be available for technical questions in the TCR International Series, as well as in selected national series. Contact partners will be available on site for this purpose.

How many cars are planned for next year?

We are currently clarifying how many cars will be available next year.

Will there be a Volkswagen Motorsport works team?

No, the Golf GTI TCR is provided exclusively for customer racing teams.


Vehicle Order form

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Race Report

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