September 22, 2022
By dispersing torque to one side of the rear axle, the R's all-wheel drive system with a Drift mode enables the Golf to hang on for dear life.
The 2.0-liter inline-four turbocharged in the Golf R produces 315 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque..
The automatic-transmission Golf R received ratings of 23 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the interstate.
Both sport a 10.2-inch digital gauge cluster with programmable layouts and a thick-rimmed steering wheel with touch-sensitive controls.
The Golf R demonstrated the responsiveness and resoluteness of its powerful engine, responsive dual-clutch transmission, and clever all-wheel-drive system.