The Golf R is powered by a 296bhp 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine with 380 Nm of torque. Compared to the sixth generation Golf R, the new model packs extra 30bhp and 30 Nm of torque. Power is sent to the road via the latest fifth-generation Haldex 4MOTION four-wheel drive system, enabling the fastest Gold ever to hit 0-62 mph in 4.9 seconds when fitted with the optional six-speed DSG gearbox. Top speed is electronically limited to 155 mph. The combined fuel economy is expected to be 39.8 mpg (40.9 mpg for the DSG version) with the six-speed manual and and CO2 emissions at 159 g/km. New 4MOTION four-wheel drive system can transfer almost 100 per cent of power to the rear axle when needed.
The first evening is highly stressful for the mechanics: they have just 85 minutes to convert the entire chassis from gravel to asphalt specification. During this time, among other things, the springs and shock absorbers are replaced, the height of the car is modified and thinner underbody protection is fitted. The venue for this event […]
World Premiere-2018 Volkswagen Golf 7.5 GTI With 245 HP Volkswagen has revealed its updated Golf, set to go on sale in Europe in 2017 and in the US in 2018.Under the hood come new engines with more power and efficiency. The European GTI, for instance, will come with about 10 more horsepower (roughly 230 hp) […]