New Golf R Hot Hatchback Performance

By Product Expert | Posted in Volkswagen Golf R on Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at 7:53 pm
2018 Volkswagen Golf R Engine and Performance Features

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

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2018 Volkswagen Golf R engine

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.

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