What's new in the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R?

What’s new in the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R?

The 2022 Volkswagen Golf R is the latest version of Volkswagen’s performance hot hatchback. The new Golf R has many improvements from its previous generation, including something that any car enthusiast would love – more power. Plus, many changes elevate the driving experience to a whole new level.

Is the Volkswagen Golf R coming to the US?

Volkswagen launched a redesigned Golf overseas late last year, and while the jury’s still out on whether the regular version will end up here, enthusiast versions like the Golf GTI and Golf R are confirmed to be U.S.-bound. The Golf GTI has already been revealed and now we have spy shots and video of a prototype for the Golf R.

When will the new golf and Golf GTI be released?

Both are due in the second half of 2021 as 2022 models. The new Golf is more a heavy update of the previous generation than a true redesign (the same MQB platform underpins both generations).

How powerful is the new Volkswagen Golf R?

This is the new Golf R, the most powerful version of Volkswagen’s latest Mk 8 Golf. It has a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-four with 315 horsepower and 310 lb-ft of torque. The new Golf R will arrive in the U.S. near the end of 2021.