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The Golf R also comes standard with a five-year/90 000km service plan, three-year/120 000km warranty and a 12-year anti-corrosion warranty. Service intervals are set at 15 000km.
There was a fear not so long ago that fitting a stock standard, high-performance VW Golf with an all-wheel drive (AWD) system would not only blunt the liveliness of the hot hatch but also scare the hardcore performance enthusiasts away from owning an R.
This solid, planted feel is mostly thanks to standard fitment Sport Chrono Package, along with Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) with a mechanical rear differential lock and Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) and a 10mm lower ride height.
There is a reason why VW are near the top of the sales charts most of the time. They build good-looking, dynamic cars that people want.
There’s also an interesting lineup of entries for A8 (hybrid and electric cars), as well as A9 which caters for high-performance sport utility vehicles (SUVs). Make sure you do not miss out on the 10th edition.
The colour touchscreen provides the display for an integrated rear-view camera that makes parking maneuvers a cinch.
It controls vehicle speed electronically to allow the driver to negotiate steep or slippery descents safely and adjusts the speed lower or higher, depending on whether the driver applies the brake or accelerator.
The Ranger will be shipped to Europe twice a month from the Port Elizabeth harbour.
In a statement, organisers say tickets are selling fast through Computicket.
The ‘on the road’, admin and handling fees charged by Volkswagen Financial Services on credit agreements are not permitted by the National Credit Act.
You will definitely find something a bit quicker in this bracket, while at the other end of the spectrum, you can get more space with considerably less horses in tow.
Inside the finishes are premium with generous space, while boot capacity is 281 litres whether the soft-top is open or closed – an increase of more than 50% compared to the outgoing model.
With the X-Tronic CVT and the intelligent 4WD system, it is as at home on the dirt as it is on the highway.
The locking effect generated by an electric motor limits speed compensation between the inside and outside rear wheel when cornering, making it possible to power out of bends with eye-catching dynamic verve.
In Sport mode, the gear shifts are quicker and in Normal mode, the box moves rapidly up through the gears to save fuel.
US authorities said Monday that they have opened two separate investigations into automakers Kia and Hyundai after receiving more than 3,100 complaints of “non-crash fires” affecting vehicles from both manufacturers.