Wimmer RS Golf R Red Devil V
Wimmer RS has unveiled the RED DEVIL V-Project, a tuning package for the Golf R that produces 478 HP and 610Nm.
In stock form, the all-wheel drive Golf R rolls out of VW’s factory with a 2.0-liter TFSI producing 270-hp and 350Nm / 258 lbs-ft of maximum torque. The German tuning firm ‘Wimmer RS’ claim that once Wimmer RS’s engineers perform all their modifications, those numbers increase to a staggering 478-hp and 610Nm or 450 lbs-ft.
The extra power comes from a variety of modifications including engine ECU tuning, changes to the turbocharger, the piping and injectors, crank shaft, and the connecting rods. Wimmer modify the cylinder head, install a larger intercooler, air intake system, handmade high-grade steel sports exhaust system in 84 mm diameter with 100 cell sports catalyst converter.
According to the Wimmer, the upgraded Golf R can reach an electronically limited top speed of 291 km/h or 181 mph.
Modifications to the handling include a coil spring set and helical spring set which lowers the ride height. A high performance brake system is also available as an option.
The Wimmer has not released information on pricing for the stage V tuning kit.