Volkswagen announced the pricing and specs of the 2015 Golf R for the U.S. market as they are preparing to open the order books on January 8th. You can secure yourself one of the first 500 Rs by paying a $500 reservation fee.
When it arrives, the 2015 Golf R will start from $39,090, plus $820 destination and delivery charge. To make the pre-order deal sweeter, VW announced customer to place an order for the first 500 Golf Rs will get a complimentary Volkswagen Driver Gear R accessory kit, including erialized Volkswagen R watch, serialized carbon fiber and stainless steel keychain, and VIN-specific certificate.
Mechanically, all Rs are powered by a 292 horsepower and 280 pound-feet 2.0 liter TSI engine, and feature six-speed DSG transmission and 4MOTION all-wheel-drive.
As for the standard feature you get with the new Golf R, the list includes: Navigation; dual-clutch automatic transmission; Lapiz Blue Metallic; 19-inch “Cadiz” aluminum-alloy wheels and summer performance tires; 4Motion all-wheel drive; Bi-Xenon headlights with LED Daytime Running Lights; DCC adaptive damping system; Park Distance Control; a navigation system; and Fender Premium Audio System.