The Volkswagen Golf R Variant has been officially unveiled ahead of its debut which has been scheduled for the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.
The more practical version of the new generation Volkswagen Golf R, the Golf R Variant, has been officially unveiled, over the web for the moment, ahead of its public debut which will be taking place in just a few hours at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The model in question in question has a different rear end than the hatchback which is adding the R design bumper, the four chrome exhaust tips, the high gloss black diffuser, the LED taillights, the license plate lighting and so on.
As far as the front fascia goes, this is coming with the Bi-xenon headlights with integrated daytime running lights, with the distinctive radiator grille with the R logo on it, the R design bumper with large air intakes and others. The cabin of the performance estate is getting sport seats wrapped in fabric and Alcantara, the R logo on the backrest, blue ambient lighting, infotainment system, automatic air conditioning, Nappa Carbon leather package and more.
The most important part of the model is found under its hood where the 2.0 liter TSI petrol burner is resting. This is producing 300 HP (221 kW) and 380 Nm (280 lb-ft) of torque, connected to a 6-speed manual or a dual-clutch transmission, sending power to the 4Motion all-wheel drive. The 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) acceleration is made in just 5.1 seconds and top speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h (155 mph). The average fuel consumption stands at 7.0L / 100km and the CO2 emissions at 163 g/km. Sales of the model will begin in Europe in spring, 2015.