400-hp Volkswagen Golf R caught without camouflageJanuary 11, 2020
Eyewitnesses managed to shoot the new Golf R without camouflage during tests in South Africa.
Volkswagen Golf R spotted next to a German company in Port Elizabeth. AutoExpress Agency distributed the renderings and snapshot of the new model. According to experts, the “charged” hatchback will debut this year, and it will go on sale in 2021.
The resulting photos do not allow to fully evaluate the appearance of the machine due to low quality, but it turned out to consider interesting features. Auto acquired alloy wheels 19 inches Pretoria. In addition, attention is drawn to the intercooler under the front bumper air intake.
Technical characteristics of the machine have not yet been disclosed, but the German brand has confirmed the presence of an all-wheel drive system. According to experts, the Golf R will acquire a power unit with 2 turbochargers and an electric supercharger.
The most powerful Golf R Plus will be equipped with a 400-horsepower 2.0-liter engine, which will make it possible to compete with the Mercedes-AMG A 45 S. The “charged” hatch will receive a 4Motion drive with drift mode and electronic imitation of the XDS + cross-axle self-block.
The seventh-generation Golf R stopped production in mid-2019. The German corporation is not going to sell R variations of the car this year, and the emphasis will be on simple models. “Charged” modifications may appear in 2021, then the data on the Golf GTI, GTI TCR and Golf R will become known.
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