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Sophistication that strains at the leash.

The new track-inspired Golf R is powerful, sophisticated, and honored to be named Motor Trend’s 2015 Car of the Year®.  

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The leather-wrapped, 3-spoke R sport steering wheel with paddle shifters keeps you in full control.
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An aggressively styled front end contributes to its sleek and powerful look.
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Track-inspired handling quickly tames every curve and corner.
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The Top Sport seats with leather seating surfaces offer support in the corners.
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Aggressive and sporty, the Golf R features racing-inspired design with available 19" Cadiz wheels.
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The turbocharged 2.0L TSI® engine delivers a whopping 292-hp and 280 lb-ft of torque.
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The new quad exhaust tips hints at the commanding power within.
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The beautifully designed gauge cluster includes illuminated blue needles unique to the Golf R.
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Golf R has a re-tuned multi-link rear suspension with coil springs, telescopic dampers, and an anti-roll bar.

Shoves the performance envelope.

It’s no secret that the Golf R knows how to perform. But with impressive power that takes it from 0 to 60 in 4.9 seconds 1 and around the Nurburgring in 8:11, clearly it’s not holding back.

  • 292-hp/280 lb-ft of torque
  • Turbocharged 2.0T inline-4 engine
  • 4MOTION® all-wheel drive
  • 6-sp DSG® auto (6-sp MT coming soon)  

Confidence that doesn’t slip.

The Golf R delivers power where it’s needed most, dramatically improving handling. And the finely tuned suspension helps keep the tires planted.

  • Mk.7 Golf (MQB) chassis
  • Progressive variable-ratio steering
  • XDS+® w/ electronic differential lock
  • DCC® Dynamic Chassis Control with 3 modes

Beauty, in a Beast.

From state-of-the-art technology to sophisticated style elements, the Golf R balances its impressive performance with unexpected refinement.

  • Dual exhaust with quad tips
  • R badging/blue interior ambient lighting
  • 5.8" Touchscreen navigation
  • Top Sport seats

It’s a thoroughbred that’s also a workhorse.

The Golf R does more than deliver power. With seating for five, plenty of cargo room, and no compromise on versatility, it’s also a wonderfully functional example of what a performance hatch can be.

  • 30 mpg highway1
  • 60/40-split folding rear seats
  • 52.7 cu. ft. of cargo space
  • Adjustable cargo floor.
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  • The Golf R is just around the corner.

    The Golf R Preorder Program is now closed, but you can still sign up here to get the latest on the upcoming Golf R.
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