Volkswagen introduces Wolfsburg Edition on Golf R models

Volkswagen Golf R Wagon Wolfsburg Edition front quarter

Volkswagen Australia has announced a limited run of Wolfsburg Edition on the company’s Golf R models, along with the introduction of the highly anticipated Golf R Wagon, which is available exclusively in Wolfsburg Edition specification.

Paying homage to the home of Volkswagen, both Golf R and Golf R Wagon Wolfsburg Edition models gains a number of unique features over the standard Golf R hatch, including:

  • Choice of three exterior colours including the exclusive Oryx White Pearl
  • Carbon Nappa leather appointed upholstery with individually heated front seats
  • Black Pretoria 19” alloy wheels (4)
  • Black door mirror covers
  • Black roof rails (Wagon)
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
  • Front Assist with City Emergency Brake (City EB)
  • Proactive occupant protection system
  • Blind Spot Monitor with rear traffic alert
  • Wolfsburg crest badge

Volkswagen Golf R Wagon Wolfsburg Edition sideVolkswagen Golf R Wagon Wolfsburg Edition badge

Available only with the DSG transmission, it adds a very reasonable $1,750 to the price of the Golf R hatch, meaning a Golf R Wolfsburg Edition DSG comes in at $56,990 plus on-roads. The Golf R Wagon, which is also DSG-only, carries a $2,000 premium over the hatch, priced from $58,990.

The only option available on both models is a panoramic electric glass sunroof at $1,850.

Volkswagen Golf R Wagon Wolfsburg Edition rear quarter

As with the standard Golf R, both models run Volkswagen’s 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine delivering 206kW and 380Nm of torque, and the company’s 4Motion all-wheel-drive.

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