VW’s current Golf R ‘Variant’ has been papped in the neighborhood of the Nurburgring carrying no conceal
VW making a ‘Variant’ property model of the current Golf R doesn’t come as considerable of a surprise. It’s now now not a vehicle now we enjoy any grief visualising either, which is also why Wolfsburg hasn’t build considerable effort into disguising its test mules.
An nearly fully undisguised white Golf R property used to be spotted a few weeks abet undergoing cool sorting out, and now now we enjoy this prototype to search for. Spotted come the Nurburgring, it gives us a great likelihood to peer how the current sizzling wagon will observe in Lapiz Blue, the signature R coloration.
As with the white vehicle, it’s disguised simplest by the elimination of the boot badge. Oh, and there’s some tape over the R logos on the front wings and front grille. Those measures are fooling no person, on the different hand, since we are able to eye the R hatchback’s front bumper, greater brakes below some sizeable alloy wheels, and the telltale quad-exit spend.
Parping out of these four pipes may perhaps be the the same 316bhp EA888 Evo inline-four turbo engine as vulnerable in the Golf R hatchback. The 4.6-second 0-62mph time of that vehicle will expand because of the wagon’s heavier physique, but now now not vastly.
We’re working below the belief that the R Performance Torque Vectoring system, ready to lob up to 100 per cent of on hand torque to 1 wheel, will detached be on the alternate recommendations menu. As with the final Golf R property and the sizzling hatch, even though, there’ll simplest be the number of one transmission: a seven-bolt ‘DSG’ twin-snatch automatic.
We can quiz a paunchy and highly unsurprising present of the Golf R property in the impending months. Imprint-clever, the expand over the £39,270 beginning point charged for the hatchback may perhaps per chance also detached upward thrust modestly, and it’ll be scarily easy to likelihood one beyond £50,000.