VW Golf R standing on a racetrack, view from the side
VW Golf R standing on a racetrack, view from the side
VW Golf R standing on a racetrack, view from the side

The Golf R

It’s good when technology moves forward. Even better when it races ahead.  

From the racetrack to the road: thanks to the precise interplay between perfectly coordinated drive and running gear components, the Golf R offers an impressive driving experience. The powerful TSI engine with turbocharger technology and direct injection, combined with the 4MOTION permanent four-wheel drive and 7-gear dual clutch gearbox DSG, ensures maximum enjoyment behind the wheel. Goosebumps guaranteed.

The Golf R has many highlights. Check out these three:
semi-transparent VW Golf R, the 4Motion propulsion technology is visible

 

4MOTION

Perfect grip: the 4MOTION four-wheel drive

Exterior design 

The racing line. Even in the design.

R-’Performance’ titanium exhaust system

Sporty look. Sporty sound.

VW Golf R next to a race track, driver enters the car
Detail of the VW Golf R rear with tail pipes

Performance

  • Detail of the VW Golf R rear with tail pipes
    Detail of the VW Golf R rear with tail pipes
  • VW Golf R semi transparent with 4MOTION technology visible
    VW Golf R semi transparent with 4MOTION technology visible
  • VW Golf R engine cover with TSI engine badge
    VW Golf R engine cover with TSI engine badge
  • View through the steering wheel onto the speed and rotational frequency display of the VW Golf R
    View through the steering wheel onto the speed and rotational frequency display of the VW Golf R
  • VW Golf R Cockpit with steering wheel, Active Info Disyplay and Discover Pro
    VW Golf R Cockpit with steering wheel, Active Info Disyplay and Discover Pro
  • Side front of the VW Golf R with headlights, side mirror and rim shown, a person leaning against the car.
    Side front of the VW Golf R with headlights, side mirror and rim shown, a person leaning against the car.
  • VW Golf R detail of the rear with roof spoiler
    VW Golf R detail of the rear with roof spoiler
  • View onto the middle console with Discover Pro. Display shows information about hp, g and bar
    View onto the middle console with Discover Pro. Display shows information about hp, g and bar

Sporty look. Sporty sound.

  • Detail of the VW Golf R rear with tail pipes
    Detail of the VW Golf R rear with tail pipes

The optional R-Performance titanium exhaust system doesn't look powerful. It sounds it, too. The system, developed in collaboration with Akrapovic, withstands high temperatures thanks to its titanium alloy and stands out with its unique, full sound. The system is also 7 kg lighter than the standard. That alone is sure to get motorsport fans’ hearts fluttering.

Design

  • VW Golf R at the side of a race track, driver enters the car
    VW Golf R at the side of a race track, driver enters the car
  • Standing VW Golf R rear view, standing in the pit lane
    Standing VW Golf R rear view, standing in the pit lane
  • Side mirror designs of the VW Golf R in chrome
    Side mirror designs of the VW Golf R in chrome
  • Side mirror designs of the VW Golf R in carbon
    Side mirror designs of the VW Golf R in carbon
  • Side mirror designs of the VW Golf R in black
    Side mirror designs of the VW Golf R in black
  • View through the open door onto the driver´s seat and cockpit of the Golf R
    View through the open door onto the driver´s seat and cockpit of the Golf R
  • Alloy wheel Cadiz" in black with shiny surface
    Alloy wheel Cadiz" in black with shiny surface

The racing line. Even in the design.

  • VW Golf R at the side of a race track, driver enters the car
    VW Golf R at the side of a race track, driver enters the car
  • Standing VW Golf R rear view, standing in the pit lane
    Standing VW Golf R rear view, standing in the pit lane
  • Side mirror designs of the VW Golf R in chrome
    Side mirror designs of the VW Golf R in chrome
  • Side mirror designs of the VW Golf R in carbon
    Side mirror designs of the VW Golf R in carbon
  • Side mirror designs of the VW Golf R in black
    Side mirror designs of the VW Golf R in black

With its dynamic shape and sporty details, the Golf R has an exciting look: 

  • Front: black underlay LED headlights with daytime running light and dynamic cornering light, motorsport-look bumper with R-specific, black gloss radiator grille
  • Side: sill extension in black gloss, R logo on side panels and boot lid, mirror covers in matt chrome or optionally available in carbon or black gloss
  • Rear: Bumper with R-specific diffuser in black gloss, tinted LED tail lights