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Ultrafast Hatchbacks

New Volkswagen Golf R20 is Small But Speedy

— September 22, 2009 — Autos
Volkswagen likes to make fast functional cars and, with the premiere of their Golf R20, they are keeping up with that trend. Visually speaking, it looks a lot like other Volkswagen cars, however, under the hood it is a completely different car.

According to Topgear.com the Golf R20 has a 266bhp 2.0 litre turbo engine that will “propel the four-wheel-drive Golf to 62mph in 5.5 seconds if you spec the DSG transmission, or 0.2 seconds slower if you’d prefer a manual box.” 

Meanwhile the exterior features LED running light, and new front and rear bumpers. The Golf R20 will be an exclusive sell at first, so don’t expect to see too many on the road just yet.
Trend Themes
1. Ultrafast Hatchbacks - The trend of producing high-performance, sporty hatchbacks is growing, with potential for innovation in advanced engine technology and aerodynamic design.
2. Turbocharged Engines - Automakers are equipping their cars with powerful turbo engines to achieve high performance while enhancing fuel efficiency, providing opportunities for innovation in engine technology.
3. LED Lighting - LED lighting in cars is becoming increasingly popular, with room for innovation in energy-efficient lighting technology and integration with other smart features.
Industry Implications
1. Automotive Industry - The automotive industry is seeing a shift towards producing more high-performance hatchbacks, creating opportunities for innovation in engine technology, design, and manufacturing processes.
2. Lighting Industry - As LED lighting becomes more popular in the automotive industry, there is potential for innovation in the development of energy-efficient lighting systems specifically tailored for use in cars.
3. Technology Industry - Advancements in engine technology, aerodynamics, and smart features in cars create opportunities for companies in the technology industry to partner with automakers in the development of innovative new products.
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