The hatchback will come in with a 2.0 liter turbocharged petrol engine offering 300 PS and 380 Nm torque mated to 4 MOTION four wheel drive system.
Touted as the fastest Golf to date, the Golf R will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 5.3 seconds and in 4.9 seconds when mated to a six speed DSG gearbox while top speed will stand at 250 kmph.
Golf R offers enhanced dynamics of driving and is seen with a new front bumper design with enhanced air inlets besides a customized radiator grille with a distinctive R logo. The car also sports new daytime running lights and standard bi-xenon headlights while it sits on 18” alloy wheels with 225/40 tyres. Interiors are seen with sports seats and Alcantara bolsters while safety features include front and side airbags in addition to traction and stability control and ABS.