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Volkswagen Golf R Features

The flagship of Volkswagen’s performance hatch range, the Golf R, places the driver on the very precipice of thrill and excitement. The Golf R represents the epitome of form, function and performance.


Fasten your seatbelts and feel the hairs stand up on the back of your neck, as this unapologetic beast delivers 213kw of pure adrenaline.

Performance Features

213kW 2.0L TSI

The Golf R’s celebrated 2.0L turbocharged power plant pumps out 213kW of power at 5400 rpm, delivery a peak of torque of 380Nm from only 1850rpm.

Performance Features

Driving Profile Selection

The Golf R’s track pedigree means it demands to be driven. And no matter what your style, there’s a mode for you – Normal, Race, Eco, Comfort and Individual.

When you want to tear up the open road, Race mode will provide faster engine response and shift points, plus damping is increased, which reduces movements of the body structure.

Performance Features

4MOTION all-wheel drive

The 4MOTION all-wheel drive coupling ensures excellent traction, dynamics, and optimal handling and steering response.


Feel the excitement of your dash illuminating to life with technological sophistication.

Technology Features

Active Info Display

Say hello to digital with the Active Info Display. This feature replaces the traditional instruments that sit behind the steering wheel with a 12.3” high-definition digital screen. This puts everything you need, right in front of you with configurable views for navigation, infotainment, driver assistance and vehicle performance functions.

Technology Features

Discover Pro Navigation System

The Golf R’s infotainment system features a massive 9.2” display with gesture control, voice control and App-Connect2, plus media control, built-in navigation displaying 2D and 3D (bird's eye) maps and 10GB of onboard storage.

Technology Features

Rear View Camera3

Whether reversing out of driveway or trying to squeeze into a tricky spot, an extra set of eyes is always handy. The Rear View Camera displays a live picture on your screen that shows what’s behind you, making reversing safer and easier.

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Show your smartphone’s screen on your car display, with access to selected apps, maps and music via Apple CarPlay®, Android Auto™ and MirrorLink® interfaces.


The breathtaking design of the confidently understated Golf R will have you feeling lost for words.

Design Features


The Golf R has a sharp design and colour range, for extra head-turning ability.

Sleek designs across the front bumper, lower air intake and guard panels, plus the bumper and diffuser at the rear. Premium LED lights are featured front and back with dynamic indicators on the rear.

Design Features


Your choice from five contemporary colours. Lapiz Blue Metallic, Deep Black Pearl Effect, Indium Grey Metallic, Pure White and Tornado Red Metallic.

Design Features

It’s all in the details.

Paying attention to the little details can make a big impact. Which is why the Golf R is styled with chrome mirrors, 19” Spielberg Alloy Wheels, heated front seats and Vienna leather appointed upholstery.
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Adorned in Vienna leather appointed upholstery1, 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 a new-generation 9.2” infotainment system with App-Connect2. nd with the addition of a heated, electrically adjustable driver’s seat with memory function, life in the driver’s seat has never been sweeter.

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Alloy Wheels

Accentuating the Golf R’s power and clean lines are the 19” Spielberg alloy wheels. Their larger diameter surrounds large ventilated brake discs front and rear.

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Highly sophisticated safety features clear the mind, giving you the freedom to truly experience the drive.

Safety Features

Manoeuvre Braking3

Built to assist parking even in the tightest of spaces, Manoeuvre Braking, front and rear, is designed to avoid or reduce the likelihood of a collision by automatically braking if an obstacle is detected by the parking sensors.

Safety Features

Driver Fatigue Detection3

This potentially life-saving system continually evaluates signs of fatigue, such as steering movements and other independent signals. If fatigue is detected, it warns the driver with an audible alarm and a visual alter, on the console – recommending the driver take a break.

Safety Features

Electromechanical Parking Brake & Auto Hold3

The conventional handbrake has been replaced with a button. Plus, with Auto Hold, when your car comes to a stop, the ABS hydraulic unit holds the brakes, allowing you to comfortably take your foot off the pedal.

Safety Features

Proactive Occupant Protection System3

Before a collision occurs, the front seat belts pretension to put you in the best spot for airbag protection, and if your car starts to slip, the side windows and the sunroof are also automatically closed.

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Seven Airbags4

Fully equipped with a standard seven airbags, including front, front side, front and rear curtain and driver’s knee. Should something go wrong, you’ll be pleased you’re in a Golf R.

Safety Features 2

Multi-collision brake3

When the airbag sensors detect a collision, this state-of-the-art system applies the brakes to slow down the vehicle so that a secondary impact will be lessened or avoided. During braking, the hazard and brake lights are illuminated and remain activated. The driver can take over at any time.

Safety Features 2

Extended Electronic Differential Lock (XDL)

An extension of the Electronic Differential Lock function - this clever addition helps achieve optimal handling in all conditions. Operating on both axles, it applies pressure to the wheel on the inside when cornering to help prevent wheel spin. As a result of this precise braking pressure, cornering is sportier and more accurate.

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Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)

An upgrade on the conventional cruise control system, Adaptive Cruise Control employs the use of a radar sensor that, once you select your speed range, monitors the road ahead for other vehicles and adapts your speed accordingly. This allows you to invariably maintain a safe distance when driving.

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Front Assist with City Emergency Brake3

Using a radar sensor, Front Assist detects when a vehicle in front of you gets too close. The system then warns the driver and prepares the car for emergency braking, giving you a better chance of avoiding a collision.

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Blind Spot Monitor3

Using sensors, this genius feature informs you with illuminated symbols on each of your side mirrors when there’s a vehicle in your blind spot.

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Make it yours.

Personalise your Golf GTI with our range of Volkswagen genuine accessories.


Accessories Features

Luggage compartment tray5

A perfect fit: Can be wiped clean and is acid-resistant, the robust and durable luggage compartment tray with Golf lettering easily keeps your luggage compartment clean. With circumferential edging, approximately 4 cm high.

Accessories Features

Roof spoiler5

Accentuating the contemporary design, the roof edge spoiler seamlessly adds the feeling of motion and fluidity to the vehicle’s athletic and sporty lines. Only for Golf.

Accessories Features

Black Mirror caps5

Easy to assemble, the caps are made out of a robust, high-quality plastic. Providing a sportier gloss black look.

1. Leather appointed seats have a combination of genuine and artificial leather, but are not wholly leather.

2. App-Connect is compatible for selected apps with the latest smartphone versions of iOS and Android, active data service, and connection cable (sold separately)

3. Safety technologies are designed to assist the driver, but should not be used as a substitute for safe driving practices.

4. Overseas model shown, local specifications may vary 

5. Overseas models are shown for illustrative purposes only. Optional accessories at extra cost. Please note that the above accessories may have an effect on fuel efficiency. Items such as sports equipment and tablets are shown for illustration purposes only and are not available for purchase from Volkswagen Group Australia or its Dealers. For a full range of Volkswagen Genuine Accessories, please refer to the accessories tab or visit an authorised Volkswagen Dealer.

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