Volkswagen Clubsport Reveal

Officially revealed ahead of the Nürburgring 24-hour race. 2025 model maintains 296 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque.

Accelerates to 60 mph in 5.6 seconds. Standard top speed limited to 155 mph; optional race package increases to 166 mph.

Launch Details

New Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport to be revealed on May 31. Likely not available in North America due to previous lineup downsizing.

GTI Anniversary

New Clubsport launch coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Golf. Last Clubsport marked the 45th GTI birthday in 2021.

Power and Specifications

Expected to be the most powerful front-wheel-drive Golf, though specifics are not yet provided.

Current 2024 GTI in the U.S. has 241 horsepower. 2025 model to receive updates; European-spec output increases to 262 horsepower.

Golf R features 315 horsepower with all-wheel drive. 2021 Clubsport had 296 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque from a 2.0-liter turbo four.

Design Updates

New Clubsport will have restyled headlights and an illuminated VW logo.

Redesigned taillights and standard 19-inch wheels. Optional lightweight forged 19-inch Warmenau wheels available.

Special drive mode designed for Nürburgring’s Nordschleife. Launch photos suggest minimal surprises despite camouflage.

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