2018 Volkswagen Golf R Engine and Performance Features
Very few performance hatchbacks have established a reputation as impressive as the Volkswagen Golf R. The latest version of the Golf R continues to build on this reputation. The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R engine and performance features are at the core of everything this car does.
Golf R Turbocharged Engine
Under the hood of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R will be a EA888 four-cylinder turbocharged and direct-injection TSI 2.0-liter engine. Performance numbers on the engine will check in at 292 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. The engine will be paired with either a seven-speed DSG dual clutch automatic transmission, or a six-speed manual.
In addition to the performance and comfort features, the 2018 Golf R will offer multiple driver assistance systems. These include Blind Spot Monitoring, Lane Assist, Light Assist, ParkPilot and Front Assist with Pedestrian Monitoring.
Golf R Performance Features
Volkswagen offers the Golf R with multiple features designed to supplement the performance of the engine. These include:
- Performance Monitor
- Drive Mode Select with Race Bode
- 4Motion All-Wheel Drive
- 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels
- Volkswagen Digital Cockpit
- Sport seats
Comfort and Technology Features
The Golf R also offers multiple features designed to maximize the comfort of the car. Highlights from this list of features include:
- 8-inch Composition Media display
- Car-Net App-Connect
- SiriusXM satellite radio
- Heated leather seats
- Auto-diming rearview mirror
- Fender Premium Audio System
The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R will be arriving at dealerships during the fall of 2017. Joe Heidt Motors offers an impressive inventory of current Volkswagen models. Take a look at our selection here on our website, or stop by and take a test drive.