Just when you thought the Volkswagen Golf couldn't get any better, engineers went and gave it some of the most advanced performance mechanics available in the automotive world today to create a fast and furious model called the Volkswagen Golf R. This vehicle pulls out all the stops in terms of performance, with drivers reveling in its innovative mechanics and sophisticated yet sporty interior. For 2018, the Golf R will see new features such as standard LED lighting and the driver assist system Front Assist, plus an increase of brawny engine power from last year's model along with the introduction of a new transmission. Read more about the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R below!
Test Drive the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R Walnut Creek CA
Under the hood of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R, you will find a turbocharged four-cylinder and direct-injection TSI® 2.0-liter engine that features advanced engineering solutions like water-chilled exhaust gas channels and an efficient thermal management system that work in unison to increase its horsepower rating all the way to 292 when paired with premium fuel. This engine is then paired with the choice of a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed DSG automatic transmission with Tiptronic®, which is the smartest and most advanced transmission Volkswagen drivers have ever seen. This transmission also comes with Stop/Start technology, which works to save on fuel when the vehicle is idling by turning off the engine and restarting it once the accelerator is pressed. Drivers will also love the Driving Mode Selection feature, which comes with different selectable drive modes that can tailor your Golf R to your current mood. When you have a vehicle as powerful as the new Golf R, you need some big safety features to back it up. That's why this vehicle comes standard with a whole suite of driver assistive technology, including features such as Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring or Adaptive Cruise Control. The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R also features the latest-generation 4Motion all-wheel drive system. Are you ready to get behind the wheel of the powerful 2018 Volkswagen Golf R? Then get in touch with us today at Dirito Brothers Volkswagen!