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Volskwagen Golf Sportsvan Gets R-Line Package for the Exterior and Interior

Is the Golf Sportsvan still a Golf? Because it is the only member of the family with that doe-eyed front fascia. Still, Volkswagen is treating it just like any other member of the family and today it received its own tracksuit and Adidas sneakers – the infamous R-Line body.
Gollf Sportsvan R-Line Package 4 photos
Gollf Sportsvan R-Line PackageGollf Sportsvan R-Line PackageGollf Sportsvan R-Line Package
By now, you should be aware of what the R-Line kit means and what it does for any member of the VW family. It works the same way as Audi's S-Line or BMW's M Sport, adding aggressive looks without requiring the buyer to pay for the larger engine.

On the regular Golf hatchback, you could buy the R-Line kit and fool people into thinking that you own a 300 horsepower hot hatch when, in fact, you're barely packing 100 ponies. However, the Golf SV has no real R model, so it's like trying to dress a pig as a ballerina.

That being said, the package looks excellent. In the exterior department, it includes things like the redesigned bumpers, flared sills and a new grille. The R-Line goodies also include tinted taillights and chromed exhaust tips.

At additional cost, you can also choose between R-Line alloy wheels in 17- or 18-inch sides or lower the car by 15mm using sports suspension. For what it's worth, both the BMW 2 Series AT and Mercedes B-Class have this lowering feature, which is only appropriate for immaculate roads.

Until the Golf Sportsvan R-Line makes its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show later this month, we only have these three digitally-enhanced photos that don't show the real thing or the interior. But when the covers fall, we may also glance at the R-Line Interior Package.

This will complete the youthful transformation of the MPV sing Black Lead Grey decorative trim, door kick plates, a black headliner and bolstered seats. Finer details include sports floor mats and decorative stitching for the steering wheel and gear lever.


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