The upcoming Volkswagen Golf R has been caught on the manufacturing line, giving us the perfect look but on the German sizzling hatch.
UPDATE, 17 September: The 2021 Volkswagen Golf R has been teased forward of the mannequin’s unveiling on four November, 2020.
The shadowy picture of the Golf R was shared in a brief video on American racing automotive driving Tanner Foust’s Twitter account, although the video principally confirmed Volkswagen’s new T-Roc R SUV.
Whereas the teaser video did give us a glimpse of the Golf R’s new illuminated grille, the mannequin has been spied many instances beforehand. See the unique article under with hyperlinks to earlier sightings.
CarAdvice understands the brand new Volkswagen Golf R will likely be supplied domestically with between 228kW to 245kW from its 2.Zero-litre turbocharged engine – although the upper determine could also be reserved for a particular version.
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12 August: The 2021 Volkswagen Golf R has been secretly snapped on the manufacturing line, as new particulars emerge concerning the mannequin’s drivetrain.
The photographs – initially posted to web discussion board Cochespias – reveal a brand new ‘R’ badge for the flagship Golf sizzling hatch, fitted immediately under the recently-updated VW emblem.
Signature quad exhaust ideas seem like completely different from earlier spy pics of the Golf R, maybe indicating an non-obligatory exhaust system.
Blue highlights on the brakes and steering wheel distinguish the Golf R from different fashions, and the inside advantages from a digital instrument cluster – as beforehand seen on the Golf GTI.
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CarAdvice can affirm the brand new Golf R will likely be supplied in Australia with extra energy.
It is understood the engine will not be carried over from the present Golf R, with the brand new mannequin anticipated to profit from a brand new powertrain with further efficiency.
Whereas no particulars have been confirmed, rumours have prompt the brand new Golf R may see as a lot as 250kW – a rise of 37kW over the present powertrain.
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