Reserve the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R near Mobile, AL

The most powerful Golf R, ever

Volkswagen is almost solely responsible for developing the so-called ‘hot hatch’ sub-segment of the automotive industry. Our manufacturing partner has released just enough information to entice Team Gunther Volkswagen customers to start the process to reserve the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R near Mobile, AL. When the 2022 Golf R is available at our showroom, buyers will be able to take home the most powerful version of the hot hatch ever built that will also feature an upgraded version of the VW 4Motion® all-wheel-drive system. According to current estimates, the 2022 Golf R will begin to arrive at dealerships like Team Gunther VW in the latter weeks of the 2021 calendar year.

The new features for the 2022 VW Golf R start on the outside of the vehicle. Designers have installed a new front bumper with a racing-style splitter and R-trim specific air intakes with high-glass black elements. Other exterior features available with the 2022 Golf R include 19-inch aluminum-alloy wheels, summer performance tires and matte chrome exterior mirror caps. The Golf R can be available in three different colors, Lapiz Blue Metallic, Pure White or Deep Black Pearl Effect.

Drivers of the 2022 VW Golf R will be to monitor several systems at a glance thanks to the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit. The 10-inch Discover Pro touchscreen display will show the driver custom graphics when they turn on the ignition. Beyond the technology, the driver and the front passenger will be surrounded by premium materials including some that resemble carbon-fiber elements. The seats are covered in Nappa leather with blue accents. A blue R logo is included on the backrests.


A photo of the driver's cockpit in the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R.

Performance Specs

The heart of the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R is a turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that will be attached to a six-speed manual transmission or an optional seven-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission. It will make 315 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. Both of these figures represent major increases over previous model years.

A photo of the exhaust tips used by the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R.

New 4Motion® System

It will take a bit of improved equipment to control all of power produced by the 2022 VW Golf R. The updated 4Motion® all-wheel-drive system will be in a better position to help drivers maintain traction on the road. Additional torque can be send to slipping wheels when the 2022 VW Golf R negotiating a turn. Additionally, the overall responsiveness of the vehicle can be changed via selectable driving modes.