Golf R – not the “cool” in the family

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Golf R – not the “cool” in the family

VW plans to release a higher performance version of the “hot hatchback” Golf R which will receive the index R+ and will be hybrid.

As you know, the Volkswagen Golf R of new generation will receive a two-liter “four” with a turbocharger with a capacity of about 330 horsepower, but it now appears that the R version might not be the fastest in the family. According to the publication WhichCar, Volkswagen plans to produce hybrid hatchback Golf R+, which will get propulsion from a petrol turbo and electric motor a total capacity of over 400 horsepower.

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The final decision on the fate of the project still pending, but if he gets the green light from the leadership of the VAG, hatchback equipped with two-liter “four” from the Golf R, which will rotate the front wheels and electric motor on the rear axle and lithium-ion battery. Probably, this design will inevitably aggravate the car, but the electric drive should provide a noticeable improvement in dynamics. The conveyor Volkswagen Golf R+ will be able to get no earlier than 2023 and debuts, most likely, along with a restyled version of the Familia eighth generation.

Also I suggest you see the review of the VW Golf GTI and Golf R in the next installment Chepachet: