Mcchip Volkswagen Golf R Gains 45bhp

With ‘only’ 267bhp the Volkswagen Golf R is a bit behind the times for a top-rank hot hatch, especially with the Ford Focus RS500 boasting 347bhp in standard trim. But if you’re a Golf fan and you’re feeling a bit of engine-envy then you could take a trip to Mcchip.

Mcchip Volkswagen Golf R

How does an additional 45bhp sound? The new Mcchip ECU remap frees up the extra power, taking the total to 313bhp with torque going up from 350Nm to 440Nm (an increase of over 25%). The cost of the upgrade is 899 euros and is said to be compatible buy paxil canada with both the manual and DSG transmissions.

Although it’s only a remap, Mcchip have decked out their showcar with some of the extra modifications they offer, including a very nice set of set of black 19-inch OZ Ultraleggera rims wrapped in Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tyres. The wheelarch-filling look is helped with a set of H&R lowering springs.

Mcchip Volkswagen Golf R

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Author: Chris Auty

Voted the Breakthrough Blogger of 2013 by SEAT and the Guild of Motoring Writers , Chris has lived and breathed cars since he was old enough to say 'faster'. With a penchant for hot hatches and an allergy to public transport, he would much prefer to drive a bad car than never drive at all. Fortunately his family has learned to put up with this obsession and the internet has provided a channel for his ramblings.

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