Video - 2012 Volkswagen Golf R coming to America

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2012 Volkswagen Golf R Rear
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The European Golf R is simply the most powerful Volkswagen sports performance vehicle ever built. The car delivers the ultimate Volkswagen driving experience with dynamic handling, refined road manners and unprecedented power for a Golf. It is Volkswagen’s performance halo vehicle, and at the request of VW enthusiasts, the company is bringing it to the U.S. in 2012.

 

Key attributes:

 

·         2.0L turbocharged engine with significant hp increase over GTI

·         4th generation Haldex 4Motion - all wheel drive

·         Increased rotor diameter translating to improved braking

·         Sport tuned ESP

·         Upgraded sport tuned suspension

·         2 door or 4 door

·         Manual Transmission Only

·         Unique 18“ alloy  wheels

·         Unique steering wheel

·         Unique interior trim

·         Exterior R model badge and bodykit

·         R model shift knob

·         R model door sills

·         R model front and rear fascia with dual, center exit, exhaust

 

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