registration “R” is always synonym of good sportsmanship when we refer to models of cars or motorcycles. In the range of the Volkswagen Golf has for many years been giving that talk. Appeared in the third generation Golf VR6, being the more powerful variant and using an engine in “V” narrow ” six-cylinder, hence the name. Later would the R32, of the fourth and fifth generation, with wheel drive and a 3.200 under the hood. In the sixth, leaving only the R, Golf R, and is that the 2.0 TFSI was already able to deliver 300 HP.
few weeks Ago, Volkswagen desvelaba the update carried out on the range Golf, the compact model of the brand. Despite the fact that there were no major aesthetic changes on the outside, little more than a optical LED and some new form in the bumper, its interior looked improved with new equipment, the Virtual Cockpit and a lot of more technology-especially for new systems safety, driving aids and connectivity. To highlight the screen gesture control.
family GTI Golf increased their performance in this restyling. The Volkswagen Golf GTI went from 220 to 230 HP, while the Golf GTI Performance is from 230 to 245 HP. Nothing was known of the Volkswagen Golf R, but now the brand itself has spoken on these versions. As before, the Golf R will be available in both body hatchback as in the familial Variant.
This version keeps the 2 litre turbo and four-wheel drive but, however, increases power up to get to the 310 HP, placing the engine torque at this time in the 400 Nm. In this way, the range R gains 10 HP and 20 Nm. With the body compact is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.6 seconds. Is available with manual gearbox and DSG, with a starting price of 40.675 euros.