Following the Golf GTI, GTD, Estate BlueMotion and the public there is the flagship of the entire model line – a powerful and sporty Golf R. Compared with the previous generation hatchback has become more productive, faster and more economical. The company did not wait for an exhibition in Frankfurt and revealed all the details in advance.
Externally, the car is different in other bumpers, radiator grille with the logo «R», integrated into the bi-xenon headlights with daytime running lights in the letter «U» shape, and reduced by 20 mm ground clearance.
Hatchback shod in 18-inch wheels with tires of Cadiz dimension 225 / 40R18, but is available to order castings Pretoria by 19 inches. In the back of the stand LED lights and four chrome exhaust pipes. Body corporate color model became metallic blue, all colors consists of eight shades.
Under the hood is a 4-cylinder turbo engine capacity of 2 liters 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf R model year, which generates 300 horsepower and 380 Nm of torque. The former was weaker Golf R 30 l / s. New equipped with a manual transmission, it accelerates to a hundred in 5.1 seconds.
A car with an automatic DSG bit faster and have time to dial 100 km / h in 4.9. Fuel consumption has been reduced by 18 percent, and now a hatchback consumes 6.9-7.1 liters of gasoline per 100 kilometers. Predecessor required 8.4-8.5.
Excellent behavior of the car on the road and on the track ensures all-wheel drive 4MOTION with Haldex coupling and a new generation of electronic differential lock XDS +. Electronic Stability Control includes a sport mode in which the system responds with a delay and allows driving on the edge.
If the driver is completely confident in his skill and drove “prohvatit” on the race track, he can completely disable the ESC. Sport chassis makes the new Golf R is 20 millimeters lower than the standard, and 5 below GTI version. As an option available adaptive chassis control (DCC) with modes Eco, Normal, Individual and Race.
Sports seats in the passenger compartment of a hatchback finished in a combination of cloth and Alcantara or leather Nappa. The speedometer has a markup of up to 320 kilometers per hour, while the top speed of the Golf charged electronically limited to 250 km / h.