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2018 VW Golf R Variant Mk VII specs


Year introduced 2018
Displacement 1984 cubic centimeters (2.0 liters / 121 cubic inches)
Maximum power 300 metric horsepower (296 brake horsepower / 221 kilowatts) @ 5500 rpm
Maximum torque 400 Newton-meters (295 pound-feet) @ 2000 rpm
Engine location front-mounted
Drive all wheel drive
Base price $51,000
0 to 60 mph 4.7 seconds
0 to 100 kph 5.0 seconds
Quarter mile 14.3 s @ 111 mph
Top speed 263 kph / 163 mph


Golf R Variant distance acceleration in feet

300 feet 5.8 s @ 68 mph
1/8 mile 9.4 s @ 91 mph
1000 feet 12.1 s @ 104 mph
1/4 mile 14.3 s @ 111 mph
2000 feet 18.3 s @ 121 mph

Golf R Variant acceleration times in miles per hour

0 - 10 mph 0.7 s
0 - 20 mph 1.3 s
0 - 30 mph 1.9 s
0 - 40 mph 2.5 s
0 - 50 mph 3.5 s
0 - 60 mph 4.7 s
0 - 70 mph 6.5 s
0 - 80 mph 9.0 s
0 - 90 mph 11.8 s
0 - 100 mph 14.6 s
0 - 110 mph 17.1 s
0 - 120 mph 19.1 s

Golf R Variant acceleration times in kilometers per hour

0 - 10 kph 0.5 s
0 - 20 kph 0.9 s
0 - 30 kph 1.2 s
0 - 40 kph 1.6 s
0 - 50 kph 1.9 s
0 - 60 kph 2.3 s
0 - 70 kph 2.8 s
0 - 80 kph 3.4 s
0 - 90 kph 4.2 s
0 - 100 kph 5.0 s
0 - 110 kph 6.2 s
0 - 120 kph 7.6 s
0 - 130 kph 9.2 s
0 - 140 kph 10.9 s
0 - 150 kph 12.7 s
0 - 160 kph 14.4 s
0 - 170 kph 16.0 s
0 - 180 kph 17.5 s
0 - 190 kph 18.7 s
0 - 200 kph 19.7 s

Golf R Variant distance acceleration in meters

100 meters 6.1 s @ 113 kph
200 meters 9.3 s @ 146 kph
300 meters 12.0 s @ 166 kph
400 meters 14.3 s @ 179 kph
500 meters 16.3 s @ 188 kph
600 meters 18.2 s @ 195 kph

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