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B&B boosts Volkswagen sports car the VW Golf R


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Well recognized Volkswagen and Audi tuning specialists, B&B, have released their latest performance program for the sporty VW Golf R. Transforming the current Volkswagen Golf R into a hot sports car is mostly performance tuning to the engine bay, with little done to the exterior of the cars styling. This new package from B&B has been developed into 3 separate stages, all with impressive power numbers. Customers can choose to have their Golf R boosted to either 310 hp, 324 hp, or 362 hp. At the highest stage of 362 hp, the B&B VW Golf R is able to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in just 4.8 seconds, and reach a top speed of 280 km/h.

They were able to reach these striking numbers by adding a larger turbocharger, sport exhaust system with custom downpipe, sport catalysts, and a much needed ECU tuning. Additionally, the modified Volkswagen received an aftermarket intake, and revised air cooling system. B&B also offers a special slim-line oil cooling system to keep the oil temperature stable. The stance you see on this VW Golf R is definitely not stock, and the tuners hooked it up with special sport springs to drop the car 30 mm. Topping off the exterior styling are the B&B 5-spoke rims available in either 19, or 20-inch sets.

[Source: automobilesreview]

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A true fan of American classics, Greg adores everything coming from the golden age of automotive design, from the timeless elegance of the 1940s and '50s to the raw power of '60s and '70s muscle cars. He dreams of a world where those cars continue to grace the streets—even if it means embracing EV technology to preserve their iconic charm. After earning his degree from the University of Portsmouth, he left his job at GameStop to pursue his passion to become an automotive journalist. Learn more about Fancy Tuning's Editorial Process.

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