Blue 2018 Volkswagen Golf R in Amherst, OH showing from right corner

2018 Volkswagen Golf R in Amherst, OH 

Customers considering the possibility of taking home the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R in Amherst, OH from the Spitzer VW showroom, are interested in one thing – performance. But more on that a little later. Overall the entire 2018 Volkswagen Golf family has received several aesthetic and capability-focused upgrades. Right off the bat, the 2018 Golf R exhibits a more modern exterior style with sharper lines, aimed at drawing the eye from bumper to bumper. Furthermore, Volkswagen engineers and designers have made it easier for the driver of the 2018 VW Golf R to see the outside world as well as made it easier for other drivers to see the new Golf R. LED technology is standard for the taillights and daytime running lights.

By any measure, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R in Amherst, OH is going to be one of the highest-performing options on the entire Spitzer Volkswagen roster. In fact, the 2018 Golf R is the most powerful version of the hatchback that has ever been for sale in North America. Under the hood of each trim grade of the 2018 Golf R sits a turbocharged, 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine making 292 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. For the best performance possible from the vehicle, the manufacturer recommends using premium gasoline. A six-speed automatic transmission is the standard for the New Golf R, but a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic is also available. The high-performance hatchback also features a customizable digital dashboard.


One Size Fits All

For the most part, the 2018 Volkswagen Golf R comes in one all-encompassing version; though there are some additional packages that can be added. Some of the features prospective buyers of the Golf R can expect to see include adaptive headlights, heated mirrors, keyless entry and heated seats. 

 


Safety Minded

The DCC and Navigation package for the 2018 VW Golf R also features a full suite of active safety features. Systems like blind spot monitoring, pedestrian detection and lane departure warning are all constantly acting as a second set of unblinking eyes, helping to prevent crashes before they happen. 

 


Digital Cockpit Display

One of the most exciting features for the 2018 VW Golf R is the automaker's new digital cockpit display. The high-performance hatchback does away with analog dials in favor of a large LCD screen behind the steering wheel. Drivers will be able to customize the information they want to see on it. 


 

VW digital cockpit display shown. The information shown can be customized

What does the VW Digital Cockpit display do?

There is no doubt that the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas has taken the existing crossover SUV market by storm. The all-new three-row vehicle is the first VW model to be designed in America and be specifically built to American tastes and needs. Among the most exciting additions to the available equipment of the new Atlas is the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit. Instead of having analog dials and gauges, the center cluster has been replaced by a large LCD screen. In addition to a digital speedometer and tachometer, there is also a space for loading one of four storable profiles, navigation information or a slew of other items. Take a look at the video below to learn more about the inspiration and functionality of the Volkswagen Digital Cockpit display.

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