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Volkswagen Golf GTD TDI goes 100 km in 4.2l fuel


Volkswagen Golf GTD with its diesel engine is expected to compete with the Golf GTI on a number of counts. Though visually there are no striking differences between the two except where its badges are concerned, GTD bears different wheels and a chrome strip underscoring its front grille.

Der neue Volkswagen Golf GTDInternally, GTD seats are sporty and trimmed while the GTI has red trims setting them apart. GTD is fitted with XDS+ vehicle dynamics function, sport suspension and 17” Curitiba wheels with 225 tyres. Other features include bi-xenon headlights with cornering function, automatic climate controls and state of the art infotainment which includes Composition Touch radio system with SD card slot and AUX-In interface.

The Gran Turismo Diesel pegs 135 kW / 184 PS, up to 380 Nm torque and combined fuel consumption of 4.2 l/100 km. With CO2 emissions at 109 g/kmit si more powerful and efficient than it’s predecessor. Stop/start system comes as standard and the battery is regenerated in deceleration phases.

The 2.0-litre common rail turbo-diesel engine integrates BlueMotion Technologies. The ound actuator controlled via CAN bus works based on Normal, Eco and Sport mode selection. Bi-xenon headlights, and cornering lights are a standard offer.


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Sagar Patel

Sagar Patel

A first drive in a manual rickety old van was enough to pave the road forward for Sagar Patel. When not driving or riding, his dexterity shifts gear to voice passion through words via reviews, and news, all the while, closely monitoring updates from the auto industry.

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