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Pricing announced for 2018 Volkswagen Golf R Wagon… From $57,490+ORC

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf R Wagon will arrive here permanently in January 2018 priced from $57,490+ORC, but there’s a limited-run arriving this year.

VOLKSWAGEN HAS FINALISED pricing for the 2018 Golf 7.5 range with the announcement, today, of prices for its Golf R Wagon and Golf R Wolfsburg Edition in both hatch and wagon variants. Volkswagen has said it will bring in a limited-run of 300 units of the above variants (in late August) ahead of the Golf R Wagon becoming permanent fixtures in the line-up from January next year.

Volkswagen Australia’s General Manager of Marketing and Product Ben Wilks says: “In hatch form the Golf R is by some distance the best-selling and -equipped car of its type. In Wagon form, it is that rarest of beasts – a fun, fast and fully functional family car.”

The Golf R hatchback comes with either 6-speed manual ($52,990+ORC) or 7-speed DSG ($55,490+ORC). The Golf R Wagon arrives in January at $57,490+ORC with 7-speed DSG standard: 

  • 2.0 TSI 4-cylinder turbo engine (213kW/380Nm) 
  • 4MOTION all-wheel drive 
  • Discover Pro 9.2″ navigation system with App-Connect 
  • Gesture control 
  • Voice control 
  • Active Info Display 
  • Vienna leather appointed upholstery 
  • Heated front seats 
  • Electrically adjustable driver’s seat with memory 
  • Driver’s electric lumbar adjustment 
  • Power folding door mirrors with memory function 
  • Dark tinted rear and rear side windows 
  • Metallic/Pearl Effect paint 
  • 19″ (Spielberg) alloy wheels 
  • Premium LED tail lights with dynamic indicators 
  • LED headlights with dynamic cornering lights   
  • Air Care dual zone climate control air conditioning 
  • Keyless Access, keyless entry and starting system 
  • Leather multi-function steering wheel with cruise control 
  • LED interior ambient lighting 
  • Rear View Camera (RVC) 
  • 7 airbags and Driver Fatigue Detection system 
  • Multi-collision brake and XDL 
  • Adaptive chassis control with driving profile selection 
  • Front Assist with City Emergency Brake (City EB) 
  • Front fog lights 
  • Automatic headlights and rain sensing windscreen wipers 
  • Automatically dimming rear-view mirror 
  • Parking distance sensors, front and rear 
  • Chrome roof rails (R Wagon) 

Optional to the Golf R is the Driver Assistance Package ($1300):

  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) 
  • Lane Assist 
  • Blind Spot Monitor 
  • Rear Traffic Alert 
  • Proactive occupant protection system 
  • Dynamic Light Assist 

The Golf R’s optional Panoramic sunroof is $1900.

The Golf R Wolfsburg Edition comes as either hatchback ($57,990+ORC) or Wagon ($59,990+ORC), both with 7-speed DSG. It adds this additional equipment: 

  • Grey Metallic 19″ Pretoria alloy wheels 
  • Genuine carbon fibre exterior mirror housings  
  • Oryx White Pearl, Lapiz Blue Metallic & Deep Black Pearl Effect paint finishes 
  •  ‘Carbon’ Nappa leather appointed upholstery 
  • Dynaudio 400W premium audio system 
  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) 
  • Lane Assist 
  • Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert 
  • Dynamic Light Assist 

The Optional Panoramic sunroof is $1900.

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