Volkswagen Golf R

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2010 Volkswagen Golf R


The most powerful and Golf ever produced – the R – has been unveiled at the Frankfurt Show. Developed by Volkswagen the special projects wing of and following on from the Mk IV and Mk V Golf R32 the Golf R is equipped with a TSI four-cylinder engine developing 270 PS and drive.

Not only is the new engine 35 kg and 20 PS more powerful than the V6 found in the outgoing Golf it’s also more Economy rises from a 26.4 mpg to 33.2 mpg while CO2 fall from 257 g/km to 199 Despite the gains in efficiency the R is faster and sharper than – the new car can accelerate from rest to 62 mph in 5.7 seconds.

Equipped with a six-speed DSG this figure falls to 5.5 while top speed is limited to 155

The 1,984 cc, four-cylinder EA113 (as opposed to the EA888 fitted to the Golf GTI) is derived the Mk V Golf GTI. To extract the power the block has been with an entirely new alloy uprated pistons, conrods and pressure injectors. An uprated generating 1.2 bar of boost is joined by a new to cope with the extra generated.

The result is 270 PS developed at 6,000 rpm and 258 lbs ft of at 2,500 rpm.

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New 345 mm diameter brake discs (rear: 310 mm) and are joined by uprated suspension been lowered by 25 mm with spring and damper rates and new bars. The Electronic Stabilisation (ESP) has also been for the Golf R with two stages for track use. Finally, the power steering system has tweaked to sharpen responses.

Unlike the four-wheel drive fitted to the R32 that relied on wheel speeds between the and rear axles to engage the drive, the system fitted to the R uses a pre-charged hydraulic that’s able to react quickly while also the torque being channelled either axle to reduce In extreme cases up to 100 per cent of the can be channelled to the rear wheels if

To set the Golf R apart from a Golf or GTI it’s fitted new front and rear bumpers with LED running lights at the and a gloss black diffuser at the housing a pair of central exhausts. A set of Xenon headlights and a new grille and wing mirrors back to a set of sill extensions by 18-inch five-spoke wheels with 225/40 tyres as – 19-inch wheels with tyres are optional. At the back, rear light units the Golf R an aggressive look – the LED bulbs hidden behind lenses.

The changes continue inside the R – a set of distinctive aluminium ‘R’ kick are joined by new seats finished in Alcantara contrasted against black mesh cloth. black highlights throughout the are complemented by the subtle, electric needles in the revised instrument

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