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2018 Volkswagen Golf R Seattle WA

Pushing the limits of what a hatchback can be, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R is truly a performance masterpiece. This vehicle is filled with spine-tingling mechanics. From its impressive TSI® 2.0-liter engine that is turbocharged and subjected to a motorsports-style development program to its brand-new available seven-speed DSG automatic transmission with Tiptronic®, there's plenty to write home about when you get behind the wheel of the new Golf R.

In order to get the new Golf to reach an astounding horsepower rating of 292 and a torque rating of 280 pound-feet, the vehicle's engine had to be equipped with only the best in innovative performance engineering. For example, the inner-workings of the turbocharged engine features water-cooled exhaust gas channels, a fully-electronic coolant control system, variable valve timing on the intake and exhaust side, and other unique sport-performing aspects. The new Golf R is also equipped with Driving Mode Selection, which allows drivers to choose between “Normal,” “Individual,” “Eco,” and “Race” mode to fit your current mood.

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4Motion All-Wheel Drive

Every new Golf R model comes equipped with 4Motion All-Wheel Drive, which works by activating a newly-advanced control function before wheel spin is occurred and helps to eliminate traction loss whenever the road is slippery or more unforgiving.


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Volkswagen Car-Net

Whether you are using it to locate your vehicle in a parking lot, monitor your Golf R's maintenance vitals, or access your music through smartphone connection, Volkswagen Car-Net has the tools you need to take complete control over your vehicle.


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Digital Cockpit

Get in front of the action like never before thanks to the new Golf R's Volkswagen Digital Cockpit. This 12.3-inch color screen features information on driving, navigation, performance, and data all on an easy-to-read display in the front of your dashboard.

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Test Drive the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R Seattle WA

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R may be fast, but it is also safe, too! In order to give its drivers more confidence on the road, the Golf R comes with the following safety features and systems:

  • Rearview Camera
  • Forward Collision Warning and Autonomous Emergency Braking with Pedestrian Monitoring
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Active Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Front and rear Park Distance Control with Maneuver Braking
  • High Beam Control
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Automatic Post-Collision Braking System
  • Intelligent Crash Response System
  • And more

If you would like to get up close and personal with the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R, get in touch with us today at Carter Volkswagen!

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