Volkswagen Golf R and GTI Clubsport hit the road
It would be hard to say that even people who are nowhere near car enthusiasts that you won’t have heard of the Volkswagen Golf. Often the dream choice of car for the budding young driver, and the one vehicle that many car enthusiasts cannot note anything wrong with, it is certainly iconic on the UK roads, then and now.
There is no doubt about it, the Volkswagen Golf has been an iconic hatchback for many years, but the latest releases in the Golf R and the GTI Clubsport are a cut above the rest that is for sure. Having updated the Golf recently and had huge success with the standard models, Volkswagen have now turned their attention to the performance options in the range, and they don’t disappoint. In this blog we are going to look at the Volkswagen Golf R and the Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport in more detail.
The Volkswagen Golf R
The new Golf R will boast 316bhp from its 2.0 litre turbo petrol engine with 4WD. It will sit at the top of the Golf range and will also give you the option of having the R-performance package added on to it, as it isn’t standard. This will give you 19” ‘Estoril’ alloy wheels, a performance rear spoiler, new drive modes and a sportier setup for DSG, DCC and the 4WD system.
However, with the R performance package you are still getting a lot of specification and experience with the new Gold R. The Golf R will come with 18” ‘Jerez’ Alloy wheels, a full ‘R’ body kit, roof spoiler ,R Steering wheel which also comes complete with ‘R’ button to access modes, blue brake callipers, flappy paddles, sports seats, matt chrome door mirrors and quad exhaust pipes as standard.
The Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport
The new Golf GTI Clubsport is the replacement to the old Golf GTI TCR, and it pushes the output to up to 296bhp. It also comes with lowered suspension, and front-wheel drive. However, you do get more than the regular GTI, which makes the GTI Clubsport option an appealing version to consider. In addition to the extra power, you will find that you get a new drive mode, a big two-part rear spoiler, a new front bumper and splitter, oval tail pips, sports velour seats, a digital experience in the cockpit and driver sides, bigger brakes, a vehicle dynamic manager and optional DCC.
One thing is for sure, that the level of trust Volkswagen customers have with these cars, you won’t be disappointed with any of these two models. Volswagen has really focused care and attention to enhancing their performance vehicle range, and with the level of standard equipment as well as improved performance there is a lot we can take away from these new releases.
Both the Volkswagen Golf R and the Volkswagen GTI Clubsport are now available to order now in the UK and will be available in your local dealerhsips.
Get in touch with us here at Sinclair Volkswagen for more details.