The new Golf R

When technology doesn't just
progress, but races forward.

Discover all the features

The new Golf R is more powerful than ever and shows how quickly technology is developing.


From the racetrack directly to the road: thanks to the permanent 4MOTION four-wheel drive and powerful TSI engine with turbocharger technology and direct injection, you can enjoy an extraordinary driving experience.
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With a powerful 310 PS, greater torque and remarkable acceleration levels, the new Golf R brings masterful power to the road.

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Maintain traction

The permanent 4MOTION four-wheel drive distributes the TSI engine's power to all four wheels as required. This prevents wheelspin and locking, and helps your Golf Estate R gain traction on virtually any surface. In combination with the 7-gear DSG dual clutch transmission, the new Golf R accelerates efficiently without traction loss.

Keep an eye on the performance values

The Sport Human Machine Interface (HMI) gives you deep insight into the technology so that you can get the best from your Golf R. On your infotainment system, it shows you current engine values such as the charge pressure and G-meter as well as the power currently being used. On the track, lap timers are also used to show the current longitudinal and lateral acceleration.

Equipment & Design

The premium equipment in a motorsports look and the clean design language with R-specific features set your Golf R apart.
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A Golf R through and through: the headlights that provide dynamic cornering light and the sporty bumpers give the vehicle a striking and powerful presence.
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The design of the interior is an effortless continuation of the exterior – perfectly capturing the motorsports feel. Premium sport seats, attractive details made of leather and a striking R logo complete the sports look.
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The Infotainment systems in the new Golf R meet high demands, with a touchscreen, fitted as standard, optional gesture control and much more.
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You will love the dynamic look of the alloy wheels on your Golf R, both in motion and at a standstill, and they'll give your vehicle a truly sporty look.

Assistance Systems

The intelligent driver assistance systems in your Golf R ensures more driving comfort and can help you deal with critical situations very well or even avoid them. Even if you only notice this technology on rare occasions, it feels good to know that it is there.
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Front Assist and ACC

With optional Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), you can be more relaxed on the road. The Front Assist area monitoring system includes City Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring.
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Traffic Jam Assist and Emergency Assist

The optional Traffic Jam Assist system supports you in nerve-racking stop-and-go traffic and can help you avoid typical traffic jam collisions. The optional Emergency Assist system can detect when the driver is no longer able to drive, and takes on semi-automatic control of the vehicle.
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Blind Spot Sensor

As you drive, the optional Blind Spot Sensor with Rear Traffic Alert warns you, within the limits of the system, about vehicles in your blind spot. It monitors the areas to the side and rear of your car as you reverse out of a parking space.
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Whether you need to make a call while driving, require current traffic information, want to reach your destination using the navigation system or simply want to listen to your own music – your Golf R offers various possibilities for using modern technology easily and in an uncomplicated way.
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The two optional navigation systems offer a wealth of innovative functions and leave virtually nothing to be desired. They will make sure you stay on course and enjoy the best of entertainment.
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Car-Net Guide & Inform

With Car-Net Guide & Inform, find exciting destinations near you, or look for nearby parking spaces or the closest filling station. Receive current traffic information with optional recommendations to help you circumvent traffic jams, or news from the internet.
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Active Info Display

The analogue dials are outdated. On request, you can replace the traditional tube design for a high resolution display. The innovative Active Info Display instrument cluster can give you information far beyond your speed and fuel level.
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Phone calls

With the optional Business mobile phone interface, phone calls are convenient to make and come with good voice quality, and you can simply continue calls begun outside of the car via the hands-free system.
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