The new Volkswagen Golf R is the top of the range of the well-known German compact thanks, among other things, to its 320 hp petrol block, its exclusive aesthetics and a specific tuning that makes it the most rogue Golf ever made.
As we already told you before, the fifth edition of the most performing Golf is also the most powerful manufactured to date by those from Wolfsburg. Thus, the Golf R 2021 has a unique image that reflects all your athletic skills. For example, the front features an exclusive “R” bumper with oversized cooling vents and glossy black inserts. The bodywork incorporates various additional black elements, such as the sporty rear diffuser, the decorative inserts on the rear spoiler or the 18 ” light-alloy wheels.
The same philosophy has been followed for the interior, where the premium sports bucket seats, blue decorative stitching and the embroidered “R” logo stand out. The heated multifunction sports steering wheel is made of perforated leather, and features oversized paddle shifters for the DSG automatic transmission, touch controls with the direct Drive Mode Selector “R” button and the “R” logo in the center. Optionally, with the R-Performance package, the Driving Mode Selector also offers specific driving modes, such as “Drift” mode or “Special” mode for the Nürburgring-Norsdchleife. The Digital Cockpit, with the exclusive “R-View” configuration, is optimized for competition and completes the range of interior equipment.
By heart this Golf R 2021 wears the 2.0 TSI petrol block with 320 hp and 420 Nm of maximum torque mated to a 7-speed DSG type automatic gearbox. Thus, it is capable of accelerating from 0 to 100 km / h in about 4.7 seconds and can reach a top speed of 250 km / h. This can be expanded up to 270 km / h with the optional R-Performance package, which also includes the “Special” driving profile.
To all this is added the 4MOTION all-wheel drive and a cycle part that benefits, for the first time in a car, from a Dynamic Gear Manager that interfaces all-wheel drive with other chassis systems, such as Differential Lock (XDS) and DCC Adaptive Chassis Control. The integration of these systems, the weight reduction of various components and the sporty rear stabilizer bar, which increases stability and resistance to torsion when cornering, results in optimum traction characteristics and a ride designed for enjoyment. on the road or circuit.
That being said, how much does the new 2021 Volkswagen Golf R cost? Well, the German firm has announced that its compact sports car is now available with a launch price of 51,300 euros.