Priced from $73,990 +Orc

Volkswagen Golf R

The powerful one. The performance you’ve been waiting for.

The Golf R is more powerful than ever and shows how quickly technology is developing: at 228 kW (310 HP) and 400 Nm of torque with the DSG dual-clutch transmission, it combines a true passion for motorsports with impressive performance and equipment.

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Extraordinarily powerful and fuel-efficient, the Golf R's 4MOTION permanent all-wheel-drive improves traction and acceleration under all road conditions.
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It's like it was made for motorsports.

With a powerful 228 kW (310 HP), greater torque and remarkable acceleration levels, the Golf R brings masterful power to the road.

Excellent traction and optimal dynamics.

Do you want to enjoy a good grip, even while covering wet and rough grounds?

The permanent 4MOTION all-wheel drive distributes the TSI engine's power to all four wheels as required. This prevents wheelspin and helps your Golf R gain traction on virtually any surface. In combination with the 7-gear DSG dual clutch transmission, the Golf R accelerates efficiently without traction loss.

Keep an eye on the performance values.

How much power does the powertrain provide? How high is the turbo boost pressure? Now you can always keep an eye on the technology. The Sport Human Machine Interface (HMI) will keep you informed about the performance of your Golf R.

It gives you deep insight into the technology so that you can get the best from your Golf R. Directly on the screen of your infotainment system, it shows you current performance indicators such as the turbo boost pressure and G-meter as well as the power currently being used. On the track, lap timers are used both to measure lap times and to show the current longitudinal and lateral acceleration.

Convenience is key.

Searching for your keys are now a thing of the past. You can start the engine of your Golf at the press of the starter button while leaving your keys in your bag. Proximity sensors detect your key within 1.5 metres of the car, meaning it can automatically unlock as you pull the door handle. Keyless entry and start (KESSY).

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It’s all right in front of your eyes.

One of the new additions is the eye-catching Active Info Display which is standard on the Golf R.

Taking place of traditional instrumentation behind the steering wheel. This high-definition digital display uses a 12.3” screen with configurable views. Choose your view from navigation, infotainment, driver assistance and vehicle performance functions.

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High tech is a no-brainer.

Now standard across the Golf range is the 8 inch touchscreen colour display. This glass-covered display is high resolution and intuitively connects you to the infotainment system. The Golf R also has the standard Discover Media Navigation system, meaning you will never be lost again.


No matter what your style, there’s a mode for you.

Driving mode selection provides the driver with a wide-ranging choice of settings that can be made to the Golf R according to the driver’s preferences. The driver has the option of choosing between the following driving profiles: Eco, Comfort, Normal, Race and Individual.

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The apps from your phone in your car.

Access your smartphone’s screen, selected apps, maps, and music through App-Connect on your car’s touchscreen.

You can do this thanks to three innovative technologies: Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™ and MirrorLink® interfaces.

Safety Features.

Stay relaxed in busy streets.

The intelligent driver assistance systems in your Golf R ensure more driving comfort and can help you deal with critical situations very well or even avoid them*. Even if you only notice this technology on rare occasions, it feels good to know that it is there.

*Safety technologies are not a substitute for the driver’s responsibility of the vehicle.

VW Golf R

A Golf R through and through.

Killer looks meet high performance ensuring the Golf R has a striking and powerful presence.

Modern and defined exterior with sports bumper and front intake finished at the rear with a diffuser and distinctive quad exhaust tips. Lighting takes a brilliant turn with premium LED lights front and back with dynamic indicators at the rear.

*Overseas model is shown.

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The powerful and comfortable one.

Adorned in ‘R’ Vienna leather upholstery, the Golf R’s interior offers style and comfort with a modern twist. A fully-digital Active Info Display graces the driver’s console, next to the 8” infotainment system with satellite navigation and App-Connect.

With the addition of a heated, electrically adjustable driver’s seat with memory function, life in the driver’s seat has never been sweeter.

*Overseas model is shown.

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Roll in style.

You will love the dynamic look of the alloy wheels on your Golf R, both in motion and at a standstill. With the standard 19-inch gloss black Pretoria alloy wheels, the Golf R commands respect on the street.

Or cut a fine figure with the optional 19-inch Spielberg alloy wheels.

Model Specifications

Golf R Facelift
Golf R DSG
Combined fuel cons.7.2L/100km
Max. output228kW
Max. torque400Nm
0-100 km/h4.6 Seconds
Priced from $73,990+Orc
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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.

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