Golf R is powered by a 2.0 TSI Turbo engine that produces 199 kW (270HP) and 350 Nm of torque. R accelerate from 0–100 km/h in 5.5 s for DSG models, or 5.7 seconds for cars fitted with a manual gearbox. Max Speed is 250km/h.
The Golf R features these main upgrades over standard 2.0 TSI ( Golf GTI 220HP ):
-Lower compression forged pistons, Strengthened connecting rods, Enlarged wrist pins, Stronger piston rings, Upgraded bearings, Reinforced engine block, Upgraded camshafts (longer duration), Upgraded injectors (+13% flow), Larger K04 turbo producing 1.2 bar of boost (+3 PSI over K03 equipped GTI), Larger intercooler (+30%), Relocated bypass valve
The Golf R have Haldex 4motion all-wheel drive system.
Evo 7 is powered by a 2.0 Turbo engine that produces 206 kW (280HP) . It accelerate from 0–100 km/h for 6.1s and reach max speed 250km/h. Evo also have All-Wheel-Drive 4×4 drive system.