2015 Volkswagen Golf R Pre-Order Details

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R has been announced. The automaker said that the first 500 models are available for pre-order which will be opened on January 8th. The first 500 models of the fastest U.S.-spec Golf ever are going to be painted in Lapiz Blue Metallic color and they’re coming with some additional features that will make their owners smile. Those models will be top-notch versions of the sports hatchback which come with a lot of equipment, but their owners will also get a serialized Volkswagen Driver Gear R kit: a Volkswagen R watch, a carbon fiber and stainless steel keychain and VIN-specific certificate.

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Pre-Order

2015 Volkswagen Golf R Pre-Order Price

The pre-order program requires a refundable $500 reservation fee. The price will be $39,090 without $820 destination and delivery charge. But, what do you get for your money?

2015 Volkswagen Golf R TSI Engine

Powertrain and Specs

The 2015 VW Golf R is powered by a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder TSI engine which is rated at 292 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. The mill is paired with a six-speed dual-clutch DSG transmission and a permanent 4Motion all-wheel drive system which has been adjusted for better performance. Thanks to this powertrain, the 2015 Golf R will accelerate from 0 to 60 in 4.9 seconds using launch control. Its top speed is 155 mph and it returns 30 mpg/highway.

Distinctive Features of Pre-Ordered 2015 Volkswagen Golf R

Aside from the distinctive Lapiz Blue Metallic body color, the pre-order edition of the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R hatchback comes with 19-inch Cadiz aluminum-alloy wheels which wear summer performance tires. The performance car also has bi-xenon headlights and LED daytime running lights as well as the Fender Premium Audio System. As for additional features, the hot hatch has DCC adaptive damping system and Park Distance Control.

Pre-order will, as we already said, be opened on January 8th and the first 500 models of the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R will be distributed to dyed-in-the-wool Volkswagen fans.

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