THE flagship Volkswagen Golf has been relaunched for the mannequin’s eighth-generation, and the brand new Volkswagen Golf R actually packs a 316bhp punch.
The R, which now features a particular ‘drift mode’, has earned a status as the most effective scorching hatches on sale, due to a grippy all-wheel-drive system, spectacular efficiency and reasonably priced finance offers.
Volkswagen has given the R extra energy than earlier than, with the two.0-litre turbocharged petrol unit making it virtually 20bhp than earlier than and it might speed up to 60mph (0-97km/h) in 4.5 seconds and has a prime pace of 155mph (249km/h).
The Golf has additionally been given a sporty makeover, with an R-specific physique package, high-gloss black components, and an illuminated blue bar above the grille, while it additionally contains 18-inch alloy wheels, matt chrome mirror housings, blue brake calipers, and lowered journey top.
Patrons can select to have 19-inch wheels with two totally different finishes or semi-slick observe tyres.
Contained in the R, there’s a 10-inch infotainment system, digital instrument cluster, sports activities seats, leather-based steering wheel and carbon-look panels.
The all-wheel-drive system is a brand new design that may distribute the torque between the axles to offer probably the most grip and make the automotive extra agile. Selectable drive modes change the way in which the system works, with a brand new Drift mode that may put all energy to the rear.
In addition to dropping the journey top by 20mm, the suspension system has been up to date to be stiffer than earlier than, whereas the driving dynamics software program has additionally been improved.
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