Report: 2016 Volkswagen Golf R to get manual transmission

Volkswagen recently revealed the hottest Golf since the R32–the all-new 2016 Golf R. When it was launched at the LA Auto Show recently, it came equipped only with Volkswagen’s usual seven-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic. But now, CARandDRIVER received confirmation that the Golf R will come with a manual next year for the 2016 model. But to even sweeten the deal, the Golf R manual will be cheaper than the DSG version. Just like ‘ol times!

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As a refresher, the Golf R comes with a potent 2.0L TSI turbocharged motor with a Haldex-based 4MOTION all-wheel drive configuration to serve up 292hp and 280 lb-ft of twist.

Source: CARandDRIVER


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Chris Chin

Chris Chin is the Editor-In-Chief of egmCarTech and is a regular contributor to Automobile Magazine.

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