The next VW Golf R is anticipated to be the fastest Golf in history when it goes on sale in 2020. The 2.0-litre petrol engine and a moderate hybrid system will produce more than 400hp, putting it directly in competitors with the Audi RS3 and upcoming Mercedes-AMG A45. It’ll appear in display rooms from 2020.
2020 VW Golf R Styling
The upcoming Golf will get a stylish make over, with pinched lights and a bigger grille on the lower area of the front bumper, however the R model will pump things up a fair bit and look much more aggressive. It’ll get a smattering of carbon fiber pieces to mark it out as the alpha Golf, along with a substantial front grille to cool the engine and 4 oval exhausts sitting either side of a practical rear diffuser.
2020 VW Golf R Interior
The exterior’s racy makeover will be matched within. Carbon fiber and Alcantara will exist on the control panel, doors and the racing-style light-weight pail seats. There’ll likewise be a new flat-bottomed wheel with buttons for the suspension and engine settings.
Interior spy shots of the mk8 Golf, set to be launched in 2019, reveal that the digital chauffeur’s display screen must come fitted to all however entry-level models. As an outcome, anticipate the R to come with this feature as basic, where it’ll reveal a raft of driving, navigation and media-playback details.
2020 VW Golf R Engines and Driving
The existing Golf R is enormously out-gunned by the similarity the RS3 and A45, so the new model might load an additional 100hp to assist it maintain. To attain this, the car’s 2.0-litre engine will get some severe tweaking, and it’ll be signed up with by a 48V moderate hybrid system.
This’ll let it provide the very best of both worlds– more power when you require it, and much better fuel economy when you’re not hooning along a back road. This substantial power increase will kick the new Golf R from 0-62mph in around 4 seconds. All models will feature a seven-speed dual-clutch automated transmission and irreversible four-wheel-drive.
In the future, however, there are rumours of a completely electrical Golf R, utilizing a few of the technology from VW’s bonkers Pikes Peak-conquering maker, revealed above. That car produces 670hp by having an electrical motor connected to each wheel, leading the way for an even quicker, yet strangely quiet, range-topping Golf.
2020 VW Golf R Price and Release Date
The next Golf will appear in 2019 with the faster R model making its public launching a year later on. The additional efficiency over the outbound model indicates you’ll need to pay out a bit more than previously, nevertheless– a price of near to ₤ 40,000 is most likely as VW intends to ferret out the abovementioned RS3 and A45.