Volkswagen has announced the price of the most powerful version of the Golf 8 for the UK market.
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The German manufacturer has started accepting orders for new ones Golf R. which is sold in Britain for an initial price of an even number £ 39,270.
Volkswagen’s high-performance hatchback on the Island is also more expensive than the premium competition of the “German troika”.
Namely, Mercedes-AMG A35 costs of £ 38,825 starting price Audi S3 Sportback amounts £ 38,475 a BMW-a M135i £ 37,685.
As a reminder, the new Golf R uses a 2.0-turbo petrol engine with 320 hp and 420 Nm, and the car accelerates from idle to 100 km / h in 4.7 s.
By comparison, the Mercedes-AMG A35 has a 2.0 turbo petrol engine with 306 hp and 400 Nm, and also reaches 0-100 km / h at 4.7 s.
On the other hand, the Audi A3 has a 2.0 turbo-petrol engine under the hood with 310 hp and 400 Nm of peak torque, while it can accelerate to 100 km / h in 4.8 s.
The third competitor mentioned, the BMW M135i, also uses a two-liter gasoline engine with a turbocharger. This unit provides 306 horsepower and 450 Nm, and the car reaches 0-100 km / hr in 4.8 seconds.