More power for the upper Gulf

Wolfsburg, December 22, 2016

The world still was until a few months ago. With 300 HP and all-wheel drive, the golf R was the undisputed cock in the basket of the sporting group compact. Then came the Golf GTI ClubSport S. He has also the spa├čigeren driving dynamics systems not only ten more Horsepower and an epic N├╝rburgring lap record, but according to various experts. Now even the Seat Leon Cupra 300 PS (and all-wheel drive with the combined ST) is swollen, the Audi S3 has even 310 for the last facelift PS. time so that the golf sets for R. And what he does now.

Slightly stronger, slightly faster

From outside you can tell the golf R facelift a discreetly optimized front with modeled more aggressive air intakes and a slightly sturdier Central grille. Of course, he also will benefit from the revised interior with new 9.2-inch display with gesture control. What is much more interesting, however, is what has happened under the hood. Well, it's not too much, but as expected, the 2.0 liter turbo in the golf R makes 310 HP and 400 Newton metres. 10 HP and 20 Newton metres are more than before. The 0-100 km/h value reduced analog to 4.6 seconds. It is unknown whether this value was measured with DSG or manual. So far, 5.1 seconds needed the R as a switch, with DSG, it was 4.9. VW is the consumption 7.0 litres.

Price increase including

The prices for the golf R 2017 start 40.675 Euros for the three-door with manual transmission. 1,175 euro are more than before. The golf R variant, which is provided also with all face lift measures that now costs at least 44.800 euro with DSG. When top model is available now. The market launch is carried out 2017.(sw) probably in March