Volkswagen Golf R

Are you ready to unleash pure performance?

Priced from $84,990 +Orc
* Clean car rebate or fee may apply

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
Priced from $84,990+ORC * Clean car rebate or fee may apply
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Golf R DSG1st Edition
Fuel Petrol
Combined fuel cons. 8.6L/100km
Max. output 235kW
Max. torque 400Nm
Priced from $90,990+ORC * Clean car rebate or fee may apply

Terms & Conditions

Specifications are subject to change without notice. Retail price includes 15% GST and does not include on-road costs. Fuel consumption tested in accordance with EC directive 80/1268/EC. Consumption measured on European specification cars. Images shown are for marketing purposes only, and may reference models not available in New Zealand.

Clean Car Discount A government clean car fee or rebate maybe apply to your purchase. The fees and rebates in this notice are estimates. The amount of the fee will be confirmed at the time of the first registration in New Zealand and the rebate will be confirmed upon application.

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