Volkswagen Golf VII GTD modified by ABT

ABT Sportsline has released an upgrade kit for the most powerful diesel version of the Golf VII, the GTD.

ABT Sportsline has released an upgrade kit for the most powerful diesel version of the Golf VII, the GTD.

It starts with a power lift for the 2.0-liter, 4-cylinder mill from the series 184 HP (135 kW) to 210 HP (155 kW) while torque has gone up from 380 Nm (280 lb-ft) to 430 Nm (317 lb-ft). To match the additional oomph, ABT has installed a four-tailpipe exhaust system and larger 18- or 19-inch alloy wheels.

No performance figures have been released, but we remind you the standard model does 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 7.5 seconds with the six-speed manual, en route to a top speed of 143 mph (230 km/h).

Other noticeable changes include an aero kit comprising of a front spoiler, front grille, side skirts, trunk lid attachment, rear skirt insert, along with new headlight and mirror covers.

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