2022 Volkswagen Golf R

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  • Overview

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    After taking a couple of years off, Volkswagen is ready to welcome the Golf R back into its outstanding family of vehicles. Known for more power, enhanced tech, and modern styling, the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R is turning heads wherever it travels. If you're in the market for a fast and inspiring everyday traveler, this car may be exactly what you need. Making its original debut in the early 2000s, the Golf R was temporarily discontinued in 2019 as the seventh-generation Golf was phased out for the redesigned eight-generation.

    While the launch of the new Golf R took a bit longer than anticipated, it is back and better than ever before. When you want the perfect car for virtually any type of ride, let us show you how the Golf R is ready to maximize your adventure, commute, and everyday jaunts into town with its stunning performance, ultra-cool appearance, and innovative tech. Let's delve into what makes the Golf R so exceptional at creating an experience for every ride we take in it and why it may just be your next ideal vehicle to lead you to any destination.


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  • Performance

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    Charged up and more powerful than ever before, the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R is ready to make an impact on your journey. Tune in as we explore how the Golf R's strong engine and versatile driving dynamics are ready to take you where you need to go enjoyably and efficiently. After all, when it comes to your ride, you want the best performance features so that you're able to revel in the most awe-inspiring ride possible.

    Turbocharged Power

    Pop open the hood of the 2022 Golf R, and you'll find a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine designed to provide the Golf R with 315 horsepower and up to 295 lb-ft of torque, perfect for those who want to get a move on with their journey. Take your pick from a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic or a six-speed manual transmission to get the Golf R that speaks to you. When it comes to your ride, you don't want to be limited to just one choice, and it helps to be able to create a vehicle that works how you need it to in any scenario. That's where the Golf R really places itself ahead of the game with its charged-up engine and transmission options to help you get the perfect speedy adventurer.

    Versatile Capabilities

    Speaking of adventures, you'll have added assurance during your travels with the Golf R's 4Motion all-wheel drive capabilities, which come standard in the 2022 model. When you're trusting your ride to the Golf R, you know you're in for some fun. And with selectable drive modes, like Sport, Race, Drift, and more, you're able to customize your ride to meet the demands of the elements, whether it's a bumpy road ahead or a wide-open highway.

    More powerful than its predecessors, the 2022 Golf R showcases a fine ride with all the acceleration, control, and finesse you can expect to find in a street racer, but with the legendary Volkswagen name attached. There's nowhere you won't be able to go when you're riding in the Golf R, and it just can't wait to prove it to you with its intense capabilities behind the wheel.

    Make no mistake; the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R is ready to knock your socks off when it comes to power, speed, and agility. One minute in the driver's seat will tell you all that you need to know about this fierce hatchback, and when you enjoy the unhinged performance and striking balance of control and power, you'll realize why more drivers are gravitating toward this energetic machine. When you want more than just an ordinary ride, the 2022 Golf R is ready to show you that more is possible.

  • Design

    A blue 2022 Volkswagen Golf R is shown parked on pavement on a sunny day.

    Not only does the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R showcase some impressive power under its sculpted hood, but it's also exceptionally stylish. Marked by modern features and sharp Volkswagen details, the Golf R is a sight to behold. Discover all of the enhanced design features that you can expect to find in the 2022 Golf R, and envision how it will feel as you slide into the driver's seat and admire it up close.

    Interior Styling

    You'll notice that the 2022 Golf R sports an athletic appearance with bold accents and clean lines on its exterior. What's more impressive, however, is its exceptionally refined cabin, marked by a contemporary flair that emanates throughout. With only one trim to choose from, it makes it easy for everyone to take advantage of the enhanced design for a complete Golf R experience.

    You'll get to enjoy Nappa leather appointments, ambient lighting with your choice of 30 unique colors to create the cabin ambiance you desire, as well as "R" badging throughout. Stainless steel pedals and carbon-look trim on the dash provide even more style to this designer vehicle, and with its level of comfort inside, it won't take long for all on board to settle in and enjoy the ride.

    The 2022 Volkswagen Golf R isn't just all about looks either. It showcases configurable seating and a spacious interior that helps you handle anything your day tosses at you. A roomy backseat and loads of ingenious storage solutions throughout help you accommodate more without sacrificing comfort. So, whether you're attempting to fit more gear or more passengers inside, anything is possible.

    Exterior Styling

    We mentioned that the 2022 Golf R showcases more bold elements with its exterior, and with one glimpse at this fierce traveler, you'll understand exactly what we mean. From its matte-aluminum side mirror caps to its illuminated grille, the Golf R is a stylish vehicle. Dotted with "R" badging all over its exterior, as well as an "R" badge projected on the ground, the Golf R is a force that can't wait to be seen. You'll find that when you take a look at the Golf R, you're struck by an aura that can't be replicated.

    No matter what angle you're looking at, the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R is impressive. Whether you're taking in its refined elements on the inside or its athletic appeal on the outside, the Golf R is ready to ignite a feeling of ferocity in any traveler. With modern design paired with intimidating features, the Golf R is unlike any other vehicle on the road, and when you want something different, we suggest you take a closer look at the inspiring Golf R.

  • Technology

    A close up shows the infotainment screen and drive modes in a 2022 Volkswagen Golf R.

    The 2022 Volkswagen Golf R proves that it has what it takes to perform with the most impressive vehicles on the road, as well as a style that's unrivaled by the competition. But what about its tech features? You'll find that the Golf R is a shining example of innovation matched with power, and when you want a vehicle that can offer you the technology you need during your day, this vehicle exceeds your expectations. Learn more about all of the technology found within this remarkable offering from Volkswagen.

    Superior Tech Features

    Presented through its 10-inch touchscreen, the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R includes some of the most popular tech available, like connectivity options, WiFi capabilities, and more. Its easy to use infotainment system makes staying in-tune with your day effortless, and with added amenities like a Harman Kardon audio system, multiple charging ports, and more, any journey will be more exciting when you're riding in the Golf R. Touch-sensitive features, as well as a 10.2-inch configurable digital gauge cluster, allow you to create the look and feel you're searching for in a vehicle. With so much going on during your day, it helps to have a vehicle that can provide you with all the elements you need to be able to stay connected through all of it.

    First-Class Safety

    Like many cars on the road, the 2022 Golf R provides a number of helpful safety and driver-assist features to make any journey more controlled. Expect more of these convenient features than in models of the past to allow you to stay more focused and assured behind the wheel. When you have the Golf R watching your back, you know that you're in for a better ride in every possible way.

    If you're looking for a car that has it all, one that can make any drive more refined, connected, and secure, the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R is a top pick. Armed with some of the most innovative tech and safety features imaginable, you're able to not only stay easily updated on the day's events but you're also able to remain as safe as possible. With everything you get inside the Golf R, it's no wonder why more drivers are trusting their drive to this capable machine.

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