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Volkswagen Ameo Cup Car

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Volkswagen Motorsport India wing is bringing the Ameo Cup Car after their resounding success with the Polo Cup Car and Vento Cup Car races in India. The Ameo compact sedan with its aggressive pricing and many segment first features helped the German automaker to make some serious in-roads into the compact-sedan segment in India since its launch in 2016. The Ameo Cup Car gets some serious performance upgrade developed and done by the VW Motorsport India.

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The 1.8-liter TSI engine powering the Polo GTI will be the motive force behind the Ameo Cup car. However, VW has fine-tuned the already power-packed engine to generate 203 hp of power at a higher 6100 rpm and a peak torque of 320 Nm. The engine is mated to a 3MO 6-speed sequential gearbox with paddle shifters. Also, a MoTeC engine management system has been installed on the Ameo Cup Car engine. The car gets lightweight clutch and flywheel from Sachs Race Engineering.

Ameo Cup Car Specification

Engine

1798cc, in-line 4-cylinder turbocharged

Gearbox

3MO 6-speed sequential

Power

203hp @ 6100rpm

Torque

320Nm @ 3200-4600rpm

Suspension

Mc Pherson strut, 2-way adjustable KW dampers (front): torsional beam axle,2-way adjustable KW dampers (rear)

Brakes

334mm ventilated discs with uprated calipers (front);232mm discs with uprated calipers (rear)

Weight

1150kg

The car is slightly modified in the design front to improve the aerodynamics of the car. The massive spoiler at the rear is for keeping the car planted on the tarmac. The car will come fitted with MRF racing tires and KW race suspension kit and obviously bigger brakes. Volkswagen is planning to kick start the Ameo Polo Cup season around June this year.

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