2015 Volkswagen Golf R Revealed, Comes With 296-HP Turbo Four

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2015 Volkswagen Golf R Comes With 296-HP Four

Volkswagen has revealed its Golf R ahead of the car’s debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Show. The car is the high-performance variant of the MkVII Golf family and arrive in showrooms in the spring.

We can that power will from a turbocharged 2.0-liter engine shared with the Audi S3. The engine delivers a 296 horsepower, a gain of 40 horsepower on the MkVI Golf R. Better the 2015 Golf’s MQB platform is 220 pounds lighter than the replaces, which should that this latest R is better all ‘round than its

The good news is that a manual transmission is still but a six-speed DSG dual-clutch unit is on offer–including here in the U.S. for the time. The 0-62 mph time take you just 5.3 seconds in models, versus 5.7 seconds for the model. Opt for the DSG ‘box and you’re at a time of just 4.9 seconds.

Top speed is limited to 155 mph and combined economy is expected to be around 33

Like its predecessors, the new 2015 R benefits from an all-wheel-drive It is a Haldex system capable of up to 100 percent of the driving force to the wheels when needed. To great chassis dynamics, a new sport suspension, the progressive steering system, and a stability system which can now be fully for track driving.

Other highlights include the DCC dynamic chassis control that features a “Race” In this setting, damping is and engine response and the shift of the DSG transmission are configured to be even

Finally, the car also comes a cross differential lock at the front and rear axles. the car is cornering, brake pressure is to the inside wheel to aid traction as as the electronics detect excessively loads. The XDS thereby operates as a differential lock that compensate for understeer during cornering.

Key visual features include a body kit, 18-inch wheels, bi-xenon headlights, tips and R badging. Inside, will find Alcantara a leather-trimmed steering wheel and bucket seats.

Stay tuned for more as we the car’s official reveal at the Auto Show on September 10. And for our coverage of the event, click here .

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