Volkswagen Golf R TSI300 4MOTION DSG 2019
Nearly four decades ago, Volkswagen introduced the GTI and almost single-handedly invented what we now call the hot hatch. With power in abundance, sporty handling and all-wheel drive stability, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R is a fitting modern-day interpretation of that legacy, a car that will boost your heart rate while still offering a comfortable interior and inherent hatchback versatility. This talent for combining the standard Golf’s classless ease with rear performance gusto and driver engagement is the R’s real talent, and the fact reviews appear to point towards it being worth the extra cost over its talented little brother, the GTI, is a real testament to how brilliant the current generation of Golf R is. Thanks to reformed WLTP regulations, the R’s all-to-familiar EA888 2-Litre TSI engine has been through a subtle de-tuned which has pegged back its power to 296BHP from its prior 306BHP figure. As a result, the Golf R has ballistic performance and plenty of grip to make it a fantastic all-weather performance car. A renowned distinctive quality of the Golf R is the full utilisation of its performance, if the front tyres slip, the 4MOTION all-wheel-drive system can send virtually all the engine’s power to the rear end in fraction of second. Before the manual version was discontinued, it did 0-62mph in a mere 5.1 seconds, while the predominant DSG model boasts launch control and trims that timing down to 4.7 seconds with its maximum torque of 400Nm. The engine sounds the part too, at idle there’s a bassy rumble that is dominant by not intrusive, while the unit takes on a hard-edged growl and the revs rise. Inside the cabin, there’s a blend of the sporty hatchback feel with the swish ambience of an upmarket executive car. There’s the standard Golf dash complemented by carbon-look decorative trims and sports seats, while the classy and sporty multifunctional steering wheel and switchgear make everything you touch live up to the £30k+ price tag.
Here at Harvey Cooper Cars, we’ve been granted the pleasure of having this next-to-new Volkswagen Golf R TSI300 4MOTION DSG in our stock which is a premium in the hatchback range, it has the optional features of the metallic signature Lapiz blue paint with a contrasting Carbon Nappa leather interior, which offers ideal comfort in those heated front sports seats. The vehicle is fitted with 18 Inch Cadiz alloy wheels as standard within the Golf R model, those come with contrasting black brake calipers. The R Styling pack accentuates the sporting nature of the vehicle with uniquely shaped front and rear bumpers, a rear roof spoiler and side sills. Offering a dynamic distinction from the Lapiz blue is the rear diffuser which is finisher in black and presents the twin oval chrome exhaust tail pipes. Further R features include minute detailing such as carbon touch decorative inserts, unique R badging, unique R radiator grille with matt chrome strip and more. The technology fitted to the vehicle as standard Golf features is astonishing, to start there’s LED headlights with dynamic curve lighting and LED daytime running lights, privacy glass in the rear, and an evident touchscreen Infotainment system with discover navigation and CarNet App to add. What’s more, adaptive cruise control is a standard feature, with VW’s new Active Info Display 12.3” TFT dash display aiming to make the driving experience easier for those in the driving seat.
Our Volkswagen Golf R TSI300 4MOTION DSG 2019 has barely had chance to make its acquaintance with the road, covering only 300 miles, the remainder of its manufacturer’s warranty until September 2022 and more.
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