Volkswagen altered Arteon 500-strong supercar racing (photos)

The Australian division of Volkswagen has built the most powerful version of the model Arteon, however, the sale of such vehicle is not received. It is constructed in one piece for racing World Time Attack Challenge, which will be held 12-13 October in Sydney.

The technology, dubbed ART3on created on the top-end R-Line with two-liter gasoline turbo engine, which in the local market is more than 70 thousand dollars. Design coloring the body of the car came up with famous street artist Simon Murray, also known as KADE. His picture was printed on the film, which is pasted the car. On the technical stuffing of the specialists of the Australian division of Volkswagen.

The standard car was equipped with 280-horsepower engine and all-wheel drive. In the course of completions engineers installed a new turbine, replaced the intercooler, intake, release, fuel system and lubrication system, and modified robotic transmission DSG with two clutches.

After modifications, the unit began to develop 490 forces. The maximum torque increased from 350 to 600 Nm.

From zero to “hundreds” Arteon now accelerates in 3.9 seconds – 1.7 seconds faster than the standard car. The maximum speed is not specified. A conventional “Arteon” it is limited to 250 kilometers per hour.

In addition to tuning the power plant, were also installed Bilstein sports suspension, more powerful brakes APR, pololike Pirelli, the safety cage, “buckets” in the cabin, fire extinguishing system and fuel shut-off.

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