2015 Volkswagen Golf R Priced From $37,415
Volkswagen has released full pricing details on the hottest version of the 2015 Golf.
The base Golf R will sell for $37,415 including destination and comes packing a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 292 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. Initially, the car will only be available with four doors and a six-speed DSG automatic transmission, though a two-door version and a manual transmission are likely to join the lineup later on. Fuel economy for the new Golf R is estimated to sit around 30 mpg highway.
A launch control feature along with VW’s full-time four-wheel drive system and fifth-generation Haldex coupling allow the car to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 4.9 seconds. To set the R apart, unique bumpers, side skirts, wheels and bi-xenon headlights are fitted to all models.
Inside, you’ll find sport seats and a steering wheel wrapped in leather along with special R badging and ambient lighting.
Step up to the Golf R with DCC and Nav, and the price tag climbs to $39,910 including destination. For that extra cash you get the DCC adaptive damping system, 19- inch wheels, a navigation system, a Fender audio system and front and rear park control.
Volkswagen has also thrown in something special for early adopters. The first 500 Golf Rs produced will be top-trim models available with an exclusive numbered R accessories kit.
The Golf R will hit dealerships in early 2015.
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