New R-Line package for the Volkswagen Golf

Golf gets a new aesthetic and equipment package, the R-Line, which approximates the normal to the sportiest versions, GTI, GTD and R. Almost the entire range of Volkswagen models already had an R-Line package, not and the Golf, that from itself it will.

So far the sportier package that could count on the Volkswagen Golf is the Sport. The new R-Line version adds to position itself above all. It is the nearest to the sportier finishes, GTI, GTD and R, which will continue to represent the top of the range option. For now only the UK will benefit from this option.

Currently, most of the fleet of Volkswagen already has this package. The golf was a separate case because it did not have it. Aesthetically they will stand with the addition of several characteristic elements, as bumpers, front and rear, which feature a new design, more sporty. It also adds to the mixture a longer wing located at the top of the tailgate.

To top design, R-Line package will have a specific set of 17 inch wheels, Series that receive the designation Singapore and noted for its five double spokes. The interior also receives significant changes, such as aluminum and a bottom bracket extra equipment series, such as the browser, sports suspension or sports front seats, among other elements.

Volkswagen Golf Variant 1.6 TDI 105 DSG (I): Gama, equipment and prices

He lowered the hood there are only two, the most powerful of the two fuels options. Gasoline found in the familiar block 150 hp 1.4 TSI technology of active cylinders, disconnecting two of its four cylinders depending on demand. The prestacionales figures are not affected by this, because it is able to make the 0 to 100 Km / h in 6.2 seconds, with a tip speed of 216 Km / h.

In the field there will be the 2.0 diesel TDI is capable of delivering the same power, 150 hp. Unlike earlier this presents a lower consumption, combined cycle are talking about 4.4 liters per 100 kilometers, according to official data. Gasoline available for change will be a seven-speed DSG, while diesel should conform with a six-speed transmission.

At the moment there are no prices for Spain. But to position itself above all normal versions, we are talking about a higher price to 25,740 euros for the current version Sport, although it will never reach the base of the Golf GTI price, which for Spain is set at 31,990 euros. Soon we will know more details about this new package.