Volkswagen's hot new Golf R Estate gets even more appealing

By DPA | 5 December 2021


BERLIN: With 320hp driving all four wheels, Volkswagen's sporty R estate is one of the fastest compact load-carriers money can buy.

The new version features a range of subtle changes and costs more money to buy.

The Golf R Estate blends the rocket-ship performance of its hatchback sister with useful load-carrying capacity and the new version is faster than ever.

Top speed of the made-over R estate is 270kph with a scorching zero to 100kph benchmark time of 4.9 seconds.

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The new model builds on the standard Golf estate in much the same way as the car it replaces.

Subtle exterior styling changes mark it out as the range-topping flagship without looking too flashy into the bargain.

At €51,585 (RM247,000), the R estate will also be the most expensive Golf when it first goes on sale in Germany later this year

VW manages to extract 320hp from the two-litre, turbocharged engine and the suspension and brakes have been modified to take the strain.

The new R estate has extra driving modes for sporty driving, including one designed for laps of Germany's famous Nuerburgring where skilful amateur drivers can test their prowess.

The new Volkswagen Golf R Estate

The new Volkswagen Golf R Estate

The new Volkswagen Golf R Estate

The new Volkswagen Golf R Estate

The new Volkswagen Golf R Estate

The new Volkswagen Golf R Estate

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