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Volkswagen India Motorsport Reveals 180bhp Vento Race Car

Volkswagen India Motorsport Reveals 180bhp Vento Race Car

Snapshot: The modified Vento for the race series would get FIA-prescribed additional elements in form of race seat, roll cage, and safety harness.

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The Motorsport division of Volkswagen India has announced the next season of its one-make race series. But unlike all previous seasons, this time the company has introduced the Vento race car in place of Polo, which has been used in all the seasons, till date by Volkswagen. The 2015 edition of Volkswagen Vento Cup would carry forward the legacy of Polo R Cup.

The modified Vento for the race series would get FIA-prescribed additional elements in form of race seat, roll cage, and safety harness. Though, being based on the regular Vento production car, it would in-house a 1.4L TSI motor instead of the conventional 1.2L TSI or 1.6L gasoline powertrain. While the 1.2L TSI mill and 1.6L petrol engine come up with 105 bhp of power, the aforesaid 1.4L TSI motor is tuned to obtain a thumping power of 180 bhp and peak torque of 250Nm for the race series Vento. It would be linked to a 6-speed DSG gearbox, and it will transmit the power to the front wheels of the sedan, while running on high-octane fuel. In addition, the Vento race car would have fire extinguisher as FIA-prescribed equipment.

2015 Volkswagen Vento Cup registrations are underway in full swing and the company has categorically disbursed the contestants into three groups - Junior, Pro and Master. The Junior category costs Rs. 8 lakhs, while the Master costs Rs. 12 lakhs, followed by the Pro, which comes in at Rs. 14 lakhs, exclusive of all the taxes and safety deposit.

Visit our Volkswagen Vento Model Page to know about the New Model of this car!

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