Diesel racers have had a lot of success in the recent past. But what happens when you have
racing diesel? We'll find out soon. For 2008,
cup with the
TDI Cup. As the name implies, the new series will use the new Jetta TDI
. For racing purposes, the 2.0L diesel will be rated at 170 hp and 300 lb-ft of torque pumping through the standard six-speed DSG gearbox. The suspension and brakes will be beefed up for track use and all the usual racing safety equipment will be included. Take a look at the
and the complete list of
. We'll be on-hand at one of these upcoming races, so expect to hear plenty more on this particular topic on our pages.
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