5-cylinder Hillclimb Golf R sounds like Audi’s Group B zenith

Table of Contents

Picture: MattyB727 – Automotive Movies

What’s that age outdated saying: irrespective of how briskly you’re, there may be all the time a Golf quicker than you? This 447 kW hillclimb Golf R is testomony to that because it winds up mountain passes to the reverberating tune of a five-cylinder.

Hillclimb Golf R
Picture: MattyB727 – Automotive Movies

VAG fanatics don’t despair, the hillclimb Golf R right here nonetheless retains it within the household after eliminating the two,0-litre turbo four-cylinder in favour of Audi’s iconic 5-cylinder that’s all the time accompanied by a nice soundtrack. Courtesy of the MattyB727 – Car Videos YouTube channel, we get to listen to turbo spools coupled to the throaty baby-V10 with out the interjection of music, talking or every other detracting audio.

Noticed in Italy, on the 2022 Alpe del Nevegal Hillclimb occasion, this totally race-prepped Volkswagen Golf R makes use of extra inventory elements and off-the-shelf components than you’d suppose. The 447 kW Audi five-cylinder is coupled to the usual all-wheel-drive system and DSG transmission. The outside, albeit a lot wider than inventory, is just a Golf GTI TCR outfit in carbon fibre. 

It might put on a VW badge however the 5-cylinder hillclimb Golf R is an ode to the Group B zenith skilled by subsidiary Audi within the Eighties, higher referred to as the golden age of rallying. The remainder of the video with the recent hatch trundling into the make-shift pits reveals the standard of vehicles that competed within the occasion though the 5-cylinder is provisionally our favorite sounding!