2011 Volkswagen Golf R Details Released
The new Golf R is able to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.7 seconds and reportedly performs even better when shifted with the optional direct shift gearbox (DSG), reaching the 100 km/h mark in just 5.5 seconds. The maximum speed of the 2011 Volkswagen Golf R is limited to 250 km/h.
The car offers a 21% improvement in fuel efficiency compared to the R32 (27.7 mpg), while CO2 emissions are reduced from 255 to 199 g/km.
Aside form these good performance figures, the 2011 Volkswagen Golf R is also packed with technology, including Bi-Xenon headlights, LED daytime running lights and LED rear lights.
Outside, it is customized by features such as the new "Talladega" style wheels, black brake calipers with R-logo and new bumper design. The Golf R also has side skirt extensions in body color and mirror housings painted in high-gloss black.
Inside, the Golf R boasts restyled gearshift knob, carpet floor mats with piping in "Art Grey", aluminum door tread plates with R-logo, stainless steel sport pedals and door accents in "Silver Lane" styling round out the custom features.
Standard equipment on the Golf R also includes an automatic climate control system ("Climatronic") and the "RCD 310" radio-CD system (4 x 20 Watt) with MP3 player plus dual tuners.
The manufacturer did not release any pricing information yet, but is expected to do so in the following weeks.
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