Volkswagen Canada

Volkswagen Canada

October 15, 2012 12:47 ET

Volkswagen Canada Announces Return of Popular "Super Golf"

Limited Number of 2013 All-Wheel Drive Golf R Available

AJAX, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 15, 2012) -

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When Volkswagen Canada first announced that the Golf R would be available in Canada in 2012, enthusiasts took note. A total of 500 were imported and all were quickly snapped up. For the 2013 model year, just 250 will make their way to Canadian Dealers, and they will surely not last long!

Based on the popular 5-door GTI model, the Golf R features a high-output 4-cylinder turbocharged engine tuned to produce 256 horsepower. Coupled with a six-speed manual transmission and a 4Motion all-wheel-drive system, spirited performance is the end result. Golf R-specific Talladega 18" alloy wheels, high performance brakes and a lowered sport suspension ensures a ride that is well-sorted.

An aggressive front fascia provides the necessary intake for cooling and combustion, while side skirts and a rear diffuser create a smooth wake. Inside, sport seats, a race-style steering wheel and colour-keyed interior trim items promise a stimulating and comfortable driving environment.

All cars feature a sliding glass sunroof, leather trimmed seats and the RNS 510 touchscreen navigation system. A choice of exterior colours will help personalize this limited-edition vehicle, which will be available at $39,675, unchanged from the 2012 model.

About Volkswagen Canada:

Founded in 1952, Volkswagen Canada is headquartered in Ajax, Ontario. It is the largest volume European automotive nameplate in Canada, and sells the Golf, Golf Wagon, Golf GTI, The Beetle, Jetta, Eos, Passat, CC, Tiguan, Routan, and Touareg through 136 independent Canadian Dealers. It is the leader in affordable TDI Clean Diesel vehicle sales in Canada, and forms part of Volkswagen Group Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany.

Volkswagen is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and is Europe's largest automaker.

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