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Volkswagen Jetta GLI Performance Concept Hustles Into SEMA

Thanks to some under-the-hood modifications, this sedan puts out an impressive amount of power.

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Volkswagen brought one wild Jetta GLI to SEMA 2022.

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The VW Jetta GLI Performance Concept sees a number of modifications made inside and out.

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The body is 0.8 inches wider thanks to a custom body kit.

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Under the hood, the Jetta GLI's engine has been massaged to produce 350 horsepower and 372 pound-feet of torque.

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That's a whole lot more than the stock GLI, which makes 228 hp and 258 lb-ft.

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An upgraded clutch helps send all that power to the front wheels through a six-speed manual transmission.

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A six-piston big brake kit helps bring everything to a halt.

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A coil-over suspension upgrade helps improve the sedan's handling.

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There's also a whole bunch of bracing under the body to further stiffen the chassis.

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Keep scrolling to check out even more pictures of the VW Jetta GLI Performance Concept.

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