2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf is one of the founders of the charged segment hatchback C-Class.
It is not surprising, because since 1976, the year in the line of present Golf GTI.
This model has gone through seven generations.
Since 2002, the year at the GTI came elder brother -. A powerful and fast 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf R Now it has begun production of a completely new model that is based on the Golf VII of .
At this time, the German designers have worked more thoroughly, preparing civil sportier version of the car that could accelerate nearly as quickly as the famous Porsche 911. From a distance, 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf R 2014 model year is not difficult to distinguish what is of the GTI, but also from the standard hatchback.
It retains the characteristic Golf discreet style.
In appearance is dominated by the strict straight lines.
Sides slightly profiled, while the rear roof pillars small angle.
A narrow grille combines with elongated headlights.
However, some elements still allow to allocate hatchback 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf R.
In particular, the car got a new front bumper with a larger air intake, alloy wheels 18 or 19 inches and aluminum body side mirrors.
It is also apparent U-shaped LED daytime running lights.
On the threshold placed aerodynamic covers.
Roof spoiler is increased in size, and in the rear bumper appeared diffuser, from which four exhaust pipes peep.
Lanterns tinted hatchback.
Made cosmetic changes added sporty hatchback necessary and at the same time slightly improved the aerodynamics of the body, it is extremely important for a sports car.
Golf VII is built on a new platform 2018-2019 Volkswagen MQB, which made it easier.
This fully applies to the hatchback Golf R in, who “threw” 45 kilograms compared to its predecessor and now weighs 1476 kilograms.
This is despite the fact that the hatchback has grown by 60 millimeters in length – up to 4276-five millimeters.
By the way, now it is available not only in three-door, but in five-door version.
Standard equipment includes 18-inch wheels and 19-inch are available for a fee.
For the sake of lowering the center of gravity of ground clearance with the civilian version is reduced by 20 millimeters.
Laconic forms predominate, and in the car.
Here, the German designers and engineers have proposed a completely new trim «Carbon Touch».
The internal 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf R design combines leather and alcantara, are also present silver inserts “under carbon” and black lacquered surface.
On the pedals were metal plates.
It established a new three-spoke steering wheel with a flat bottom rim.
Replaced and instrument dials, and their arrows are now blue.
Inside the speedometer fuel gauge pointer is placed in the tank and in the rev counter – Engine temperature sensor.
In the center – a color screen of the onboard computer.
The central panel is turned slightly towards the driver.
On top of it installed an 8-inch touch screen multimedia system.
Keys audio blocks and climate control rationally ordered and getting used to it will not take long.
A transmission lever is not only new, but is somewhat lower.
The driver and passenger sport seats are designed with improved lateral support.
But keep in mind that they are sufficiently elastic.
But a wide range of adjustments.
The backs are decorated with embroidered letters «R».
Heating and electric adjustments appear in the list of options.
Instead of the traditional “parking brake” on the center console with a small lever of the electronic parking brake.
A vacated place is a wide armrest with box inside.
Racing 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf R maintains the practicality of a conventional hatchback C-Class.
On the second row, enough legroom and head over to the people rising 180 centimeters.
Although the sofa is still more suited for two passengers than three.
Access back simple.
Yes, and a good amount of luggage – 380 liters in the normal state, and 1270 liters – if you fold the rear seats.
As the flagship model range Golf, the car is equipped richer.
There are electric windows, electric and heated door mirrors, separate climate control, navigation system with hard disk 64 GB, parking sensors, light and rain sensors, adaptive cruise control with automatic deceleration technology.
7 airbags are also provided, and system stabilization technology Multi-collision brake system, braking is automatically applied after a collision, to neutralize the kinetic energy.
Among the additional equipment – a rearview camera, wireless internet, parking autopilot.
In addition, the available management system dipped and main beam headlights, the definition of driver fatigue monitor the “blind” zones, compliance lanes.
Under the hood, the new 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf R hatchback located turbocharged petrol engine with four-cylinder, in general the working volume of 2.0 liters.
Motor EA888 series, also known by the Audi the S3 , equipped with direct fuel injection and a new system of adjusting the height of lifting the exhaust valves.
Motor traction and very elastic.
He replaced the valves and pistons, installed a new turbine and cylinder head.
The result – an increase of 70 horsepower.
Now the maximum power of the engine is 300 horsepower achieved at 5,500 – 6,200 rpm, while torque peaks at a mark of 380 Newton meters, which allows us to provide an unmatched dynamics: from zero to 100 kilometers per hour the new 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf R It accelerates in 5.1 seconds.
Note that these figures relate to the modification of a 6-speed manual transmission.
Also, the developers offer and an option with a 6-step “automatic» DSG, equipped with a dual-clutch, which allows you to bring the kick-off of acceleration from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour up to the mark in 4.9 seconds, which is only 0.1 seconds slower than the base Porsche 911 , but in the same 0.1 seconds faster than the Cayman the S .
Top speed is limited at around 250 kilometers per hour, while the speedometer scale is applied, marked up to 320 km / h.
And the sound was rich and enjoyable thanks to a special synthesizer in the exhaust system.
Interestingly, while the hatchback 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf R model year received a motor jamming technology at bus stops and is therefore very economical.
The average fuel consumption is about 7.1 liters per 100 km for the version with the “mechanics” and the order of 6.9 liter version with “automatic”.
CO2 emissions respectively of 165 and 159 g / km.
“Mechanics” is accurate work.
A DSG delivers lightning-fast switching and low fuel consumption.
The arrangement of suspension and steering for the new 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf R 2014 borrowed from the version of the VW the Golf the GTI , but all settings are re-reviewed.
Four-wheel drive, based on the fifth generation Haldex clutch – good adhesion both on dry and on wet roads.
And with understeer successfully fights XDS + technology, which imitates the front and rear limited slip differentials.
Steering reconfigured and become sharper – does just 2.1 turns from lock to lock.
Of course, the suspension hatchback 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf R is more rigid, although thanks to the car less roll in corners.
However, for a fee proposed adaptive dampers with comfort, normal and sport modes.
You also have the chassis tuning technology that allows to change the engine settings, transmission and chassis.
In Race mode, the stabilization system intervenes later, but it can and does turn off, if desired.
The brake system in the new 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf-R disc in with a ventilation function, the diameter of the front brake discs is 340 mm and the rear engineers were limited to 310-millimeter discs.
Starting price of the basic version sports hatchback 2018-2019 Volkswagen Golf R model year with a manual transmission is a minimum of 38,325 euros, which is pretty good for such a powerful car.