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Does any one know the actual 0-60 times, now that NA model reviews have started coming out. I've seen a few videos just can't seem to find anything, just the Golf R.
 

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Motor Trend has clocked the 6MT model to 60 mph in 6.1 seconds and 1/4 mile in 14.6 seconds in their 2002 MT Car of The Year tesing. If that 0-60 sounds disappointing, take comfort in the fact that they clocked the Golf R 6MT at a whopping 6.3 seconds (1/4 mile in 14.4 seconds). They did complain about the clutch take-up point on both cars, so they probably didn't launch them properly. Still, professional drivers should do a whole lot better.
 

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What do you think is different about the US model that would make it 150lbs heavier than the Euro-spec?
Is it 150lbs heavier?
US spec cars are usually heavier than Euro due to crash test doors and bumpers. A sunroof and motor will add 50-60 pounds with extra bracing.
 

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Is it 150lbs heavier?
US spec cars are usually heavier than Euro due to crash test doors and bumpers. A sunroof and motor will add 50-60 pounds with extra bracing.
Yeah, according to that C&D article:

Our previous test of a Euro-spec GTI revealed a very effective launch control, but the launch control of this 150-pound-heavier U.S. car couldn't find purchase, resulting in the slowest acceleration in the test—5.7 seconds to 60 mph and 14.2 seconds at 102 mph in the quarter-mile
 

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Yeah, according to that C&D article:
Okay thanks.
I have the issue but never read the article, only looked at the data.
Without the roll out 6 seconds. Disappointing for almost $40 thousand.
0 to 60 calculator yield the same results of 6.073..

In the same magazine their R review of EURO spec car which they show at 315 HP (not 320) and 310 TQ they got 3.9 with 1 foot roll out of 0.2 sec or 4.1. To get 4.1 from the calculator you need about 345 HP for that weight, dual clutch and AWD.

If you add 150 lbs to EURO R weight and use 315 US spec HP you get 4.607. If the US spec R can get to 4.3 - 4.4 then it will have more HP than rated. About 25 more.
 
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