2017 Volkswagen Golf R

When you consider everything that has kept this sleek 2017 Volkswagen Golf R at the top it becomes surprising. Keep in mind that this hatchback is designed to accommodate five full sized passengers. Lastly for an introduction, this machine grips the ground with two hundred and eighty pound feet of at eighteen hundred rpm of torque. The six speed transmission comes in your choice of speed but with six gears in both manual and automatic. Let’s not forget about an all-wheel drive suspension system either.

2017 Volkswagen Golf R front
2017 Volkswagen Golf R – Stylish Exterior and Interior:

The first thing you will see are eighteen inch wheels. They are sitting on the VW Golf R suspension designed for sporty performance. Said to be utilitarian in appearance you get flair with sleek corners and gentle angular design. Once you get inside you’ll enjoy a streamlined instrument panel with round easy to read dials for speed and shifting. Of course all the air conditioner vents, and accenting along the dash and console echo the sleek understated design of the exterior.

2017 Volkswagen Golf R interior

2017 Volkswagen Golf R – Engine and Fuel Economy:

Now for some details. Keeping in mind the 2017 Volkswagen Golf R model is built with complete performance in mind. It features a speedy manual transmission that powers from zero to sixty miles per hour in five point two seconds. You can also choose an automatic transmission which is actually faster clocking the same test in four point five seconds. All this quickness and power explode from a two-liter engine emitting 292 horsepower.

To get deeper into the complete performance check out these additional timed tests. When clocking time from zero speeding to one hundred miles per hour the time was right at thirteen seconds. In the rolling start test which starts at five miles per hour with acceleration to sixty miles per hour it clocked in six point three seconds. Now onto the quarter mile speed test. In the standing quarter mile test the 2017 Volkswagen Golf R did it in thirteen point seven seconds finishing the quarter mile at a speed of one hundred and three miles per hour.

With all this speed it’s important to remember braking. In that test the brakes were able to stop from a high speed of seventy miles per hour in one hundred and fifty-seven feet.  Fuel economy will not be a problem with this small speedster. You will enjoy a range of twenty-two miles per gallon in the city and thirty-one miles per gallon on the highway.

2017 Volkswagen Golf R rear

2017 Volkswagen Golf R – Expected Launch and Price:

The price is going to be somewhere around $37,000. Options you can choose can push it a few thousand more if you so choose. The range would be just under fifty thousand. The specific release date has yet to be announced for the 2017 Volkswagen Golf R. Coming from a long line of top ten choices it promises to be one of the most highly anticipated vehicles in it’s class.

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