To further enhance agility, engineers have increased the new mode’s spring rates and anti-roll bar rates by 10 per cent compared to the Mk 7. It’s also more notably expensive than a base Toyota Corolla ($23,895), Hyundai i30 ($23,420), and Mazda 3 ($25,590). Stopping power has been enhanced too thanks to beefier front brake discs – now 358mm x 33mm – and redesigned twin-pot callipers. That said however, the R-embossed sports seats are unique to the Golf R while the trim accents have been finished in blue as opposed to the GTI’s red theme. Sleek front and rear bumpers, lower air intake and guard panels, premium LED lights and arrestive 19-inch Spielberg alloy wheels, all work together to create the Golf R 's inescapable presence. © Copyright (1979-2020 John Mellor Pty Ltd), Catch up on all of the latest industry news with this week's edition of GoAutoNews. In the place of the DRLs are a matching set of angular flicks which provide an under-biting expression to the fascia while simultaneously creating a designated set of intakes. How Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz are muscling in on the Volkswagen Golf GTI, Hyundai i30 N â¦ The Golf R has a striking, sharp design and colour range that turns heads wherever it goes. Available with 5 doors. By T. ung Nguyen -14 Oct 2020. Volkswagen has suggested the new Mk 8 Golf R wagon will arrive alongside the hatch when it arrives in 2022, citing a small but strong demand for the long-roof cars. From £26,165 P11D prices from £25,935. In the same press release issued for the Golf 8, VW mentions the most powerful version will have over 300 horsepower. Overview. The eponymous base Golf variant’s $29,350 list price is for a manual gearbox, with the automatic priced at $31,950 before on-roads. VOLKSWAGEN has at last unveiled its new Mk 8 Golf R with the all-paw performance flagship being gifted a considerable increase in power, two new drive modes and torque vectoring. Itâs also 0.1 seconds faster than a BMW M135i and an Audi S3. On another note, PPFs and Australia’s high-sulphur non-premium fuels do not make good bedfellows, Volkswagen says, which could cause headaches with a high-volume vehicle. As is common for Volkswagen, pricing for the new-generation Golf GTI hot hatch will be revealed separately ahead of its expected arrival about three weeks after the range discussed here. It’s a different story with niche cars, which are getting PPFs. Volkswagen argues the T-Roc and Tiguan fill the Alltrack’s niche already. It will naturally be faster than the Golf 7 R, which nevertheless developed a power of 300 hp (the power had even increased to 310 hp before dropping to â¦ Set up your Volkswagen ID and once you log in the Golf 8 will remember your preferences. Ford Focus RS v Honda Civic Type R v Volkswagen Golf GTI : 2017 Comparison Video December 2017 Video 1. OK, so theyâre not exactly large, but they are present in the hot hatâ¦ Weâve put high tech well within reach. Compare prices of all Volkswagen Golf's sold on CarsGuide over the last 6 months. We can see the rear of the Golf 8 R with its beautiful blue color bearing the new Volkswagen R logo. Full Details Add to compare. European Golfs use a slightly more efficient 1.5-litre engine with a dual-clutch transmission and a petrol particulate filter (PPF) to meet Euro 6d emissions demands. 5. The former is “under discussion” for Australia, while the higher-riding Alltrack is not going to come this time around. All Golf 8 models will come standard with low- and high-speed autonomous emergency braking (AEB) with pedestrian detection, AEB that functions when turning across oncoming traffic, adaptive cruise control, lane-keeping assist, automated parking assist, bind-spot monitoring, and rear cross-traffic alert. GoAutoNews is Australia’s number one automotive industry journal covering the latest news, future and new model releases, market trends, industry personnel movements, and international events. Euro-market offerings such as the Golf plug-in hybrids (PHEV) and diesels are off the radar for us, since sales projections are low and supplies are tight. Between these lays a subtly integrated front splitter. The 2021 Volkswagen Golf Estate R-Line and Golf Alltrack wagons have made their official debut. **Option to purchase fee payable at the end of your agreement. The launch range tops out at $37,450 before on-roads for the sporty-looking Golf R-Line – positioned neatly between a Mazda 3 G25 GT and G25 Astina for reference. Should you wait for it? The Skoda Superb was the first such example from the wider Volkswagen Group in Australia. At long last, Volkswagen's new 2020 Golf 8 range is on the stage â but it'll be a long wait again before it touches down in Australia. That’s a $3600 jump in list price over the outgoing entry-level Golf 110TSI Trendline. 2022 Volkswagen Golf R detailed: New cut-price Audi S3 hot hatch outmuscles Hyundai i30 N and Honda Civic Type R. By S. pencer Leech -4 Nov 2020. The Golf GTI and Golf R performance models will retain the slicker-shifting DSG. Other styling cues of note include a large roof mounted spoiler, quad exhaust tips, unique 19-inch alloy wheels, muscular body sculpting and pumped-up bodykit. With the launch of the Golf 8, Volkswagen is sending its bestseller onto the road in five hybrid variants, without a single purely electric drive among them. En 45 ans de carrière et huit générations, la Golf aurait pu changer sept fois de nom. Use our free online car valuation tool to find out exactly how much your car is worth today. At the front we find the same headlight arrangement and full-width LED strip as on the front-wheel-drive GTI with the biggest difference being its slatted lower intake which while as wide as the GTI’s, forgoes the integrated daytime running lights and honeycomb mesh. Despite all the powertrain advances for Europe's Golf 8, Volkswagen Australia has confirmed the version to be launched Down Under in late 2020 will continue with a 110kW/250Nm 1.4-litre turbo-petrol 110TSI engine. The halo 235kW Golf R is expected to arrive in 2022, alongside the new Tiguan R and T-Roc R.. Globally, Volkswagen has already revealed the new Golf 8 wagon and Alltrack crossover derivative too. Given our low manual take-up, the latter is really the base variant for most buyers.