Standard equipment includes bi-xenon headlights, 2Zone Climatronic air conditioning, a 10-speaker audio system, rain sensor wipers with auto-dimming rear view mirror, lowered sports suspension and 18-inch alloy wheels.
An R32 styling pack features an aluminium full-length grille, centrally-positioned twin exhaust pipes, darkened rear lenses, new front spoiler with imposing air scoops, plus a full-depth painted rear bumper (with black middle section) and signature blue brake callipers.
The interior has sports seats, aluminium pedals, and leather with aluminium trimmed gear knob and steering wheel. Recaro bucket seats are available as an option from £945.
The new model is powered by a development of Volkswagen’s 3.2-litre narrow-angle V6 petrol engine, this time uprated to 250 PS (from 241 PS).
A dedicated website has been set-up for prospective buyers, offering full details of pricing and specification. The site www.newgolfr32.co.uk will eventually offer visitors a car configurator to help choose options, including colours and upholstery.
|New Golf R32 – on the road RRPs|
|Golf R32 V6 4MOTION 3 door manual gearbox||£23,745|
|Golf R32 V6 4MOTION 3 door DSG||£25,075|
|Golf R32 V6 4MOTION 5 door manual gearbox||£24,245|
|Golf R32 V6 4MOTION 5 door DSG||£25,575|