Volkswagen has taken the wraps off their new VW Golf R Variant ahead of the LA Auto Show, and it comes with VW’s 4MOTION all wheel drive system and their DSG automatic transmission, and it features 296 HP and 280 pound feet of torque.
The VW Golf R Variant comes with a 0 to 62 MPH time of just 4.1 seconds and a limited top speed of 155 MPH, it will be shown off at the LA Auto Show which starts tomorrow.
Volkswagen will present as a world premiere one of the sportiest all-rounders in the compact class at the Los Angeles Auto Show (November 18–30): the new Golf R Variant¹.
For the first time since the existence of the model range, the Golf R, the icon of all-wheel compact sports cars, is being launched as a station wagon. The exclusive model has 221 kW / 300 PS. The turbo engine of the Golf R Variant provides up to 380 Nm torque via a standard 6-speed dual-clutch gearbox (DSG) to the permanent 4MOTION all-wheel drive
You can find out more details about the new VW Golf R Variant over at VW at the link below, we should have more details on when it will launch and how much it will cost later in the week.