2022 Volkswagen Golf R

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At first glance, the Golf R doesn't look like much, and you would mistake it for a typical Volkswagen Golf. However, the new Golf R will excite buyers around Grand Rapids looking for a hatchback. It draws its roots from a six-cylinder Golf R32 and complements its more modern design and state-of-the-art technology. The new model has a redesigned exterior and exterior, more power and torque, and a new all-wheel-drive system with torque vectoring and drift mode. Also, the new Golf R has a 10-inch touchscreen display and a stiffer suspension with adjustable dampers.

Volkswagen Golf R Interior Features

The new Golf R features a sporty interior and has bolstered front seats with Nappa leather and the R logo on the backrest. The 12-way power-adjustable driver seat with memory settings and heating options highlights the model's interior. Despite its size, the new Golf R has a spacious interior that is surprisingly comfortable, courtesy of the legroom and adaptive dampers. Cargo space is impressive for a hatchback, with 19.9 inches behind the rear seats and 35.4-inches with folded seats.

Volkswagen Golf R Technology Features

The new Golf R has an exhaustive list of high-tech features that make the interior upscale and modern. It has a pushbutton start, a three-zone climate control, Wi-Fi connectivity, and rain-sensing wipers. Also, the new model has a head-up display, a panoramic sunroof, and a Harman Kardon audio system. It also has a 10.25-inch driver's display with customizable instruments and a navigation view. The 10-inch touchscreen supports Apple CarPlay, Android Auto integration, and a Standard Discover Pro Infotainment System.

Volkswagen Golf R  Performance Features

The new Volkswagen Golf R is undoubtedly the quickest Golf model ever made. It is built for speed and fitted with a small yet powerful engine and quick-shifting transmission. Under its hood is a 2.0-liter inline-four EA888 turbocharged engine. While the previous generation Golf R made 288 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque, the new model delivers 315 horsepower and delivers 310 pound-feet of torque. The new Golf R gets a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission for quick shifts. On the other hand, stick-shift lovers will love the optional six-speed manual transmission. It accelerates to 60mph in only 3.9 seconds, outperforming most rival models in Wyoming, MI.

Standard Golf R models come with a 4Motion all-wheel-drive system with a rear differential that distributes torque between the left and right wheels. Consequently, handling in the new Golf R is sublime, and you will enjoy racing down the highway in Rugged and ready for the roughest trails.

2022 Volkswagen Golf R Exterior Features

The new Golf R has a subtle exterior style donning projector headlamps, daytime running lights, a sizeable rear spoiler, and LED taillights, contributing to a commanding and sporty look. The Golf R also comes in gorgeous colors, including Pure White, Deep Black Pearl, and Lapis Blue Metallic.

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The latest Volkswagen Golf R is of course the most powerful and fastest Golf ever, but the new all-wheel drive VW super-hatch has apparently sprouted a (very German) sense of humour, thanks to a clever rear differential and Drift Mode.