With each new era, Volkswagen continues to be a leader in the motoring industry. With the frequent arrival of exciting new technologies, their cars always offer captivating experiences that can’t be found anywhere else. As expected, a new age of VW is on the horizon. As the flagship of the eighth Golf generation, the new VW Golf R aims to dominate the hatchback market with its powerful engine and cutting-edge features. Launching in 2023, this is a once-in-a-lifetime vehicle that you don’t want to miss.

Before we discuss the new VW Golf R’s exceptional performance, it's important that we first glance within the cabin to discover its many premium features. Keyless start, adaptive chassis control and electric tailgate operation are just a few of the components that you may notice on your first journey. Another prominent element is the Discover Pro infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and satellite navigation. 

Of course, for many drivers, comfort is a vital part of any car. For this reason, the VW Golf R has been specifically designed to deliver a blissful feeling of adventure on every journey. While you will certainly reach your destination with efficient timing, you will want to do so luxuriously. This is where the model-specific Nappa leather seats come into play. With superior support for your body, these seats will quickly be considered an essential element of your driving future.

Finally arriving at the engine, the new VW Golf R comes equipped with a 2.0-litre, turbo-petrol motor and seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Diving a little deeper, torque vectoring and an optional drift mode accompany the R-Performance four-wheel-drive system. This iconic new hatchback is able to reach 100km/h in 4.8 seconds and offers an output of 235kW and 400Nm. There is no doubt that a world of thrills awaits those that wish to unleash the new VW Golf R.

This article offers a small glimpse into the charismatic capabilities of the new VW Golf R. To learn more, we encourage you to get in touch with us today. We will help you be the first to get your hands on this hatchback once it lands on South African shores in 2023.