Volkswagen Golf R

Are you ready to unleash pure performance?

$84,990 +Orc
Now from $79,990 +Orc

Volkswagen Golf R

Are you ready to unleash pure performance?

For 20 years, the Volkswagen Golf R has been an icon across the world and right here in NZ, with a fanatical and passionate fan base. And now it’s back in its fifth generation.

There are pockets of Aotearoa that simply cannot get enough of the quintessential ‘growl’ of the R engine, as it explores its way up and down the country. From past and current Golf R model owners, to the upcoming new breed of customers awaiting their first taste, there is one thing in common: it’s an R thing.

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The all‑new Golf R: A car made for everyone who strives for more, while still staying true to their own principles. The embodiment of a new dimension of performance and the long-standing star of the Volkswagen R-brand.
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It’s a ‘rush to the heart’ thing

It’s not hard to see why the original Golf R32 helped coin the phrase ‘hot hatch’. And with 400Nm of torque and 235kW of power, you could say the performance factor of the new Golf R is certain to continue and build upon this great legacy.

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It’s a ‘this is loaded with tech’ thing

It’s hard to believe that our Volkswagen engineers were able to get this much technology into one vehicle. Enliven every journey with innovative features designed to inspire and impress.

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Precision at every turn

Handle every road like a racetrack with a new first from Volkswagen; 4MOTION with R-Performance Torque Vectoring. This all-wheel-drive technology distributes drive not just between the front and rear axles, but also variably between the two rear wheels. Delivering up to 100% of the possible torque to the wheel on the outside of the bend, it enables an exhilarating drive with maximum grip and stability. 

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Exclusive driving profiles

Take control of the Golf R’s ride and handling characteristics when you select from a number of different driving profiles. Set your pulse racing when you press the ‘R’ logo on the steering wheel to activate the ‘Race’ driving profile setting. Send it into overdrive when you choose one of two exclusive R Performance driving profiles – ‘Drift*’ for exhilarating drifting capability away from public roads and ‘Special*’, which has been tuned for the exacting conditions of the Nürburgring-Nordschleife.
*Exclusive to the 1st Edition model

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The R-button. The power is in your hands.

Agility you can feel and pure driving pleasure at the touch of a button: The R-button on the multifunction sports steering wheel opens up a whole world of performance. Here you can choose between driving profiles and define your driving style.

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Strap yourself in and feel the power

Put yourself at the centre of the action with the Golf R’s multifunction sports steering wheel, which offers responsive feedback and precision control. Bolstered, heated and ventilated front sports seats with integrated head restraints are covered in supple Nappa leather^ providing supreme comfort.

^Leather appointed seats have a combination of genuine and artificial leather, but are not wholly leather

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Innovation cockpit

The Golf R’s Innovation Cockpit lets you call the shots by putting an exciting array of performance functions within easy reach. The Innovation Cockpit is an immersive, fully digital driver display landscape consisting the Discover Media System, equipped with aspects such as a 10” high-resolution full-colour touchscreen, 2x UBS-C ports for added convenience, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay and built-in Satellite Navigation with turn-by-turn route guidance.

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Heads-up display (HUD) in full colour

Put essential vehicle information, such as speed and navigation assistance, right where you need it by projecting a head-up illumination onto the inside of the windscreen.

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Illuminate the road ahead, with Matrix LED headlights

Driving with purpose demands you have crystal clear vision ahead of you. The Golf R’s IQ.LIGHT Matrix LED headlights with Dynamic Light aAutomatic Hhigh beam Assist and dynamic indicators illuminate your path with brilliant intensity and ensure you’re always noticed. For that extra ‘R’ lighting touch, the wing mirrors project an R-logo symbol onto the road below.

Configure your Volkswagen Golf R

Make it your own using an interactive configurator. Customise your engine, trim, exterior, interior and equipment options and more.

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Model Specifications

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Golf R DSG
Fuel Petrol
Combined fuel cons. 8.6L/100km
Max. output 235kW
Max. torque 400Nm
$84,990 +ORC
Now from $79,990+ORC
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Golf R DSG 1st Edition
Fuel Petrol
Combined fuel cons. 8.6L/100km
Max. output 235kW
Max. torque 400Nm
$90,990 +ORC
Now from $84,990+ORC

Disclaimer by Volkswagen

  1. The information provided on the Continental Cars Volkswagen website is for information purposes only
  2. Continental Cars Volkswagen reserves the right to extend, withdraw or change all offers *Prices are shown in New Zealand dollars, include GST and exclude on road costs
  3. The official fuel consumption, emissions, and EV range figures determined by the WLTP test should be used as a guide only, or for vehicle to vehicle comparison. Actual results may vary due to factors such as driving or environmental conditions.
  4. International models might be shown for illustrative purposes only, and New Zealand specifications may vary.
  5. Some colours in these images are not available in New Zealand, the product guide contains the correct colours available to the New Zealand market
  6. Additional and optional accessories may have an effect on fuel efficiency. Optional accessories and add-on packages are available at an additional cost.
  7. App-Connect is compatible for selected apps with the latest smartphone versions of iOS and Android, active data service, and connection cable (sold separately)
  8. Safety technologies are designed to assist the driver, but should not be used as a substitute for safe driving practices
  9. Leather appointed seats have a combination of genuine and artificial leather, but are not wholly leather
  10. Vehicle availability will vary across the Volkswagen range, please stay in the know with delivery timelines. Learn more

The Worldwide Harmonized Light-Duty Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) is designed to provide a standardised measurement and enables the consumer to make reliable comparisons between vehicles in terms of energy (fuel and/or electricity) consumption, emissions, and electric vehicle range. However, it should be noted that the results of this test may not accurately reflect the actual fuel consumption, emissions, or range that a driver might experience in the real world. Actual results may vary depending on various factors such as driving style, road conditions, temperature, weather, vehicle load, and maintenance. Therefore, the WLTP results should be considered as an indicator of the vehicle's performance and not as a guarantee of the actual energy consumption, emissions, or range that a driver will experience in real-world driving conditions, or for making a vehicle-to-vehicle comparison. All WLTP test values are provided in accordance with New Zealand Land transport Rule: Vehicle Efficiency and Emissions Data 2022.

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