The new Golf R

When technology doesn't just
progress, but races forward.

Discover all the features

The new Golf R is more powerful than ever and shows how quickly technology is developing.

Technology

From the racetrack directly to the road: thanks to the permanent 4MOTION four-wheel drive and powerful TSI engine with turbocharger technology and direct injection, you can enjoy an extraordinary driving experience.
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Engine

With a powerful 310 PS, greater torque and remarkable acceleration levels, the new Golf R brings masterful power to the road.
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It's like it was made for motorsports

It's like it was made for motorsports. The new Golf R is not only the most powerful Golf there's ever been, but also the fastest. Thanks to its starting performance and DSG dual clutch transmission, it accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.6 seconds The combination of direct injection and intelligent turbocharging as well as higher torque (+20 Nm) guarantee an exceptional driving experience
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Maintain traction

The permanent 4MOTION four-wheel drive distributes the TSI engine's power to all four wheels as required. This prevents wheelspin and locking, and helps your Golf Estate R gain traction on virtually any surface. In combination with the 7-gear DSG dual clutch transmission, the new Golf R accelerates efficiently without traction loss.
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Keep an eye on the performance values

The Sport Human Machine Interface (HMI) gives you deep insight into the technology so that you can get the best from your Golf R. On your infotainment system, it shows you current engine values such as the charge pressure and G-meter as well as the power currently being used. On the track, lap timers are also used to show the current longitudinal and lateral acceleration.

Equipment & Design

The premium equipment in a motorsports look and the clean design language with R-specific features set your Golf R apart.
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Exterior

A Golf R through and through: the headlights that provide dynamic cornering light and the sporty bumpers give the vehicle a striking and powerful presence.
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Interior

The design of the interior is an effortless continuation of the exterior – perfectly capturing the motorsports feel. Premium sport seats, attractive details made of leather and a striking R logo complete the sports look.
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Infotainment

The Infotainment systems in the new Golf R meet high demands, with a touchscreen, fitted as standard, optional gesture control and much more.
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Wheels

You will love the dynamic look of the alloy wheels on your Golf R, both in motion and at a standstill, and they'll give your vehicle a truly sporty look.
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Performance Pack

The factory-fit Performance Pack comprises the ‘R-Performance’ brake system; a derestricted top speed and 19-inch ‘Spielberg’ alloy wheels. The hatchback version also receives a revised roof spoiler lip, too, boosting downforce by up to 20 kg. A two kilogram weight saving is a plus point of course, but it is the ‘built pin discs’ that provide a superior feel for the driver.
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Titanium exhaust system from Akrapovič

Like almost all Akrapovič systems, the system available for the Golf R also uses titanium. This not only reduces the weight by 7kg, the Akrapovič system also gives the Golf R an incomparable sound. Featuring Round quad tailpipes rather than oval, the sound spectrum (depending on the driving profile) ranges from comfortable travel to motorsport sound. The acoustics typical of Akrapovič systems are created especially at high speeds and when shifting - concisely and finely tuned using a sophisticated valve control system.

Assistance Systems

The intelligent driver assistance systems in your Golf Estate R ensures more driving comfort and can help you deal with critical situations very well or even avoid them. Even if you only notice this technology on rare occasions, it feels good to know that it is there.
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Front Assist and ACC

With optional Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), you can be more relaxed on the road. The Front Assist area monitoring system includes City Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring.
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Infotainment

Whether you need to make a call while driving, require current traffic information, want to reach your destination using the navigation system or simply want to listen to your own music – your Golf R offers various possibilities for using modern technology easily and in an uncomplicated way.
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Navigation

The two optional navigation systems offer a wealth of innovative functions and leave virtually nothing to be desired. They will make sure you stay on course and enjoy the best of entertainment.
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Car-Net Guide & Inform

With Car-Net Guide & Inform, find exciting destinations near you, or look for nearby parking spaces or the closest filling station. Receive current traffic information with optional recommendations to help you circumvent traffic jams, or news from the internet.
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Active Info Display

The analogue dials are outdated. On request, you can replace the traditional tube design for a high resolution display. The innovative Active Info Display instrument cluster can give you information far beyond your speed and fuel level.
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Phone calls

With the optional Business mobile phone interface, phone calls are convenient to make and come with good voice quality, and you can simply continue calls begun outside of the car via the hands-free system.
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