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2018 Volkswagen Golf R Glendale CA

Always setting the power bar high in the U.S. compact sport segment, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R is a thing of beauty. This advanced vehicle is completely filled to the brim with performance features, all of them working together to create a drive that is as memorable as it is lively. For this year, the Golf R gets a redesign in the front and back that includes new LED lighting and a new wheel design, as well as internal updates in the form of a larger infotainment screen and a new instrument cluster that is customizable.

Want advanced power? The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R has it. This fierce hatchback knows no bounds when it comes to providing its driver with only the best in revved-up horsepower and torque. Outfitted with a more advanced version of the TSI® 2.0-liter engine than what’s found inside the new Golf GTI, the Golf R is boosted to 292 horsepower and 280 lb.-ft. of torque, making it a contender for the most powerful four-cylinder engine in the world. The engine is then mated to a smart 7-speed DSG automatic transmission with Tiptronic®, which measures in as the most state-of-the-art transmission Volkswagen has ever created.

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All-Wheel Drive

You may not expect a compact hatch to come with all-wheel drive, but the new Golf R isn't your usual vehicle. Equipped with Volkswagen's latest edition of 4Motion® all-wheel-drive, the Golf R is able to take on any terrain with plenty of gumption and ferocity.


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Volkswagen Car-Net

Always committed to giving drivers the most advanced technology features available, Volkswagen has included Car-Net as a standard feature on the 2018 Golf R. Car-Net comes with App-Connect for smartphone connectivity, Security & Service for peace of mind, and Guide & Inform for easy navigation and information.


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Driver Assistance

What good is having an advanced engine without advanced driver assistance features to help propel it? Standard confidence-building tools found on the Golf R include Adaptive Cruise Control, Active Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert, Lane Departure Warning, and more.

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Sport bucket seats of 2018 Volkswagen Golf R

Test Drive the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R in Glendale CA

The new Golf R only comes available in one trim (2018 Volkswagen Golf R with DCC and Navigation), meaning that its interior comfort and convenience features can only be outdone by its impressive performance aspects. These standard interior features include:

  • 8-inch Discover Media touchscreen with navigation
  • Bluetooth Capability
  • Fender Premium Audio system
  • KESSY keyless access with push-button start
  • Leather seating surfaces
  • Climatronic dual-zone automatic climate control
  • Heated front seats
  • Volkswagen Digital Cockpit
  • Driving Mode Selection
  • Rearview Camera system
  • And much more

Are you ready to feel the power of the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R for yourself? Then schedule a test drive with us here at New Century Volkswagen!

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