Enjoy the ride of a lifetime in the latest Golf R. From its striking exterior to its powerful performance, there are plenty of reasons to invest in these awesome cars. You’ll love its safety features and luxurious interior. As has come to be expected of Volkswagen, the latest Golf R is designed to exceed your expectations. If you want to put power at your fingertips, find a Golf for sale on Auto Mart.
The Volkswagen Group South Africa was founded in 1946. The company is a subsidiary of Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, which was established in Germany during 1937. Since then the auto manufacturer has achieved success across the globe. It was listed in the top 25 biggest international companies by Forbes Global in 2000. In recognition of its success, VW vehicles have been awarded European Car of the Year, Motor Trend Car of the Year and World Car of the Year awards.
Golf R history
Over the previous four decades, the Golf has achieved a reputation for excellence. With more than 350 000 Golfs sold in South Africa during this period, these vehicles are a popular choice amongst local motorists. The seventh-generation model range was released in 2013 and the Golf R has remained a favourite among local motorists. With 15 kW more power, the latest Golf R is the most powerful derivative that has been sold in South Africa. Exterior upgrades to the latest model include the availability of an R Performance Titanium exhaust. The new release also benefits from R Performance brakes.
The new Golf R design is better than ever before. The R-designed bumpers take its dynamic good looks up a notch. The LED headlights contribute to the aesthetic appeal of this model while increasing visibility during low-lighting conditions. The tailpipes are positioned further out, which makes the vehicle look wider. Matte Chrome mirror housing caps are another noteworthy feature of this model. Carbon mirror housing caps are also available. The bold appearance of the Golf R is completed by 19-inch alloy wheels. Stand out on the city streets in a Tornado Red or Atlantic Blue Metallic Golf R. For a more subtle effect, you can opt for a Pure White or Indium Grey Metallic model.
The interior features of the Golf R ensure that you enjoy a comfortable ride. The 9.2-inch Discovery Pro is available for this model. The cutting-edge infotainment system boasts gesture control so that it’s convenient to adjust the settings and the panoramic sunroof adds exclusivity to its design. The drive profile selection boasts a Sport Human Machine Interface feature.
With its powerful performance, the Golf R is a thrilling ride. It’s equipped with a 2.0 TSI engine that delivers 228 kW of power. The peak torque for this model is 400 Nm. The Golf R can accelerate from standstill to 100 kph in an impressive 4.6 seconds. The 7-speed DSG transmission contributes to the dynamic performance that the latest model offers. It has a price tag of R676 000.
The latest Golf R boasts advanced driver assistance systems. With the use of cutting-edge technology, the vehicle’s occupants are offered superior levels of protection. A Blind Spot monitor is available, which helps to decrease the risk of a collision taking place. With Adaptive Cruise Control, you can sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. You’ll also benefit from the Front Assist and Autonomous Emergency Braking System.
Get behind the wheel of the Golf R and experience its performance for yourself. Looking for the ultimate ride? Find a Golf for sale on Auto Mart today.