2014 Volkswagen Golf R car review — Volkswagen 2014

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We’ve been awaiting details on the new 2014 VW R and in the process, we’ve caught it many times. While the of the new Golf R were really no what it would carry its hood was still up for a little though most of us had it pegged as a 2.0-liter four-pot.

The mystery is now as Volkswagen has chosen to reveal a amount of the details on the 2014 R just before its world at the Frankfurt Auto Show. we are even more impressed we thought we would be, as the new Golf R is not more powerful and much but it is also 18 percent more than last year’s

This all-new Golf R is well set to do battle with hot hatches, like the 2014 ST and the 2014 Mazdaspeed3.

Updated This article has been to include all of the recently released on the 2014 Golf R.

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On the outside, the Golf R is basically we expected. It is available in a two- or format and features the same shape and size as the base hatchback. Up front, the Golf R itself via a more aggressive bumper with large air a modified grille with an R on it, all-new daytime running in a dual-U shape and standard headlights.

From the side, the R carry on with body-color R emblems on the front fenders and chrome cap on the side-view mirrors help set it apart from all Golfs on the road. A flashy set of alloy wheels also do part to make the Golf R a hatch than its base

Around back the view most other hatchbacks view this model the R includes a set of smoked LED taillights for a sinister look, an ominous R an R diffuser to reduce lift and a of chrome exhaust tips the four-bangers revvy tone.

can choose from a color that includes eight colors, including: Lapis Metallic (exclusive to the Golf R), White, Tornado Red, Blue, Limestone Grey Reflex Silver Metallic, Black Pearl Effect and White.


Volkswagen didn’t any images of the new Golf R’s interior, but it did let us in on basic information. It features a set of seats with Titan cloth centers and Crystal Alcantara bolsters. Also are R-specific gauges with needles.

The three-spoke R steering is wrapped in leather and its lower features an R logo.

the optional leather package covers the seat surfaces, inner support panels and head in Carbon Nappa leather, the buyer can choose between or Modern Grey Nappa on the middle seat panels.

In of bumps and navi, VW has you covered. The R comes standard with a touchscreen, with optional and 8-inch screens available. The screens make use of proximity to automatically switch between and input modes.


The drivetrain is where really at for the 2014 Golf R, as it a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder 296 horsepower at 5,500 rpm and 280 pound-feet of delivered between 1,800 and rpm.

When you open the this engine may look as it is essentially the same EA888 TSI found in the GTI, but to milk the ponies, VW had to do some modifications. mods include modified heads, exhaust valves, seats, springs, pistons, and turbocharger.

This powerplant standard with 4MOTION drive, a six-speed manual and cross differential lock allows it to sprint to 100 km/h (62 in 5.3 seconds 0.4 seconds faster last year’s model in its format. With the optional DSG gearbox, the sprint time to 4.9 seconds. Volkswagen electronically the Golf R’s top speed to 155 mph.

On top of being lightning fast, the R is also rather thrifty, down an average combined economy of 39.8 mpg in its base and 40.9 mpg with the DSG transmission. it achieve these mpg numbers is the system that decouples the axle under light or when coasting. Additionally, the R turns in an emissions rating of 159 g of CO2 per km.

Also a part of the Golf R is a Profile Selector, which has settings: Eco, Normal, and Race. The Race mode the dampers and changes the shift of the optional DSG transmission for a sportier The Individual setting allows you to each variable to your In Eco mode, the A/C, and other are tweaked for maximum fuel

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