Twenty years of distillation resulted in a crisp and quick shape of the Golf R. Every viewpoint is expertly designed and cutting edge, providing a visual experience that strikes a balance between restraint and athleticism. The Golf R 20th Anniversary Edition includes unique accents and upscale design components and is the pinnacle of hatchback performance. A 315-horsepower 2.0-liter inline-four turbocharged engine with two levels of torque output is standard on the all-wheel-drive 2023 Golf R. The powertrain's maximum torque output is 295 lb.-ft with the optional seven-speed automatic transmission, up from 280 lb.-ft with the base six-speed manual transmission. Join us at Quirk Volkswagen in Braintree, MA, as we learn more about the 2023 Volkswagen Golf R in this article.
The highest honor bestowed by the IIHS for the same generation 2022 Golf R is the distinction of Top Safety Pick+. However, the vehicle's LED projector headlights only obtained an Acceptable rating due to poor low-beam visibility in a few situations. Active safety features like blind-spot and rear cross-traffic monitoring, adaptive cruise control, and a lane-keeping system are included as standard equipment on the 2023 Golf R. Aside from having basic parking sensors, Rs also have adaptive high lights, semi-autonomous parking, and traffic sign recognition. The Golf R imitates the GTI's new cabin style, which offers a sportier look than the Golf from the previous generation. In both, a 10.2-inch digital gauge cluster with programmable layouts is operated by touch-sensitive buttons on a thick-rimmed steering wheel. The Golf R, unlike the GTI, does not come with plaid seat inserts, but it does have bolstered front seats covered in nappa leather. The side parts of these premium buckets feature blue and carbon-look accents, while the backrest features a blue "R" emblem.
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