2015 VW Golf
The 2015 VW Golf is the most powerful VW Golf ever made. It debuted at Detroit, one of the world’s top car shows and had shown from very beginning that Volkswagen prepared it very well for 2015 year model. Next generation of Golf is expected to compete with the Subaru STI. Also, it will be a refreshment in VW’s lineup. That wouldn’t go unnoticed in Detroit, where Golf was one of main stars of show. Golf continued with their mix of performance with quality and sophistication, which made this car legendary. Next generation of Golf R as 2015 year model will continue the tradition.
2015 VW Golf engine
The new 2015 Golf R is more powerful than any previous model. With 34 hp more than last model, total of 290 hp is putting this VW vehicle in range with Subaru WRX WTI and Mitsubishi Evo. Turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, the all-new EA 888, is paired with optional DSG six-speed dual-clutch gearbox or the six-speed manual. It sprints 0-60 in 4.9 sec with auto and 5.3 sec with manual transmission. Fuel economy is also improved. Manual transmission will raise MPG numbers from 27 to 31. The 2015 VW Golf will come as AWD.
2015 VW Golf redesign
The 2015 VW Golf is built on the Mark VII Golf platform. There are many features that should improve performances. Some of these are stability control system, progressive variable-ratio steering and optional DCC dynamic chassis control suspension with adjustable dampers. It will be also possible to select profile of driving between Comfort, Normal, Sport, or Sport mode.
The 2015 VW Golf R will be lower for 0.2 inch than the GTI. Also, vented disc brakes will be upgraded and it will come with black “R” logos on the calipers. Outside of the car, we can see 18-inch wheels, large front air intakes, side skirts, and matte chrome door mirror caps. Inside the cabin are features such as leather-upholstered sport seats, a unique R three-spoke steering wheel, “carbon touch” trim, and stainless-steel look pedals and many others.
2015 VW Golf release date
The 2015 VW Golf debuted in Detroit, but it is possible to be updated for New York car show. However, sales will start early in 2015. It is not clear yet if this will be 2015 or 2016 year model, but price should be somewhere around $40,000.