Volkswagen Golf R Preorders Sell Out in 11 Hours
Yesterday, January 8th, car buyers interested in reserving the all-new Golf R were able to place a $500 deposit on an exclusive pre-order. Only the first 500 parties were able to reserve this brand new vehicle. While the Golf R was originally planned for release in early 2015, production delays presented this rare opportunity to claim the vehicle prior to the release. Shockingly, the 500 vehicles were reserved in only 11 hours! But don’t lose hope! Put yourself on the waiting list for a chance to snap up any orders that fall through. Call Volkswagen of Athens today at (706) 410-1908 to jump on the waiting list.
Benefits of Pre-Ordering
The new 2015 Volkswagen Golf R itself isn’t the only thing that the first 500 buyers are going to experience upon preordering the vehicle. There is also an arrays of accessories that accompany the vehicle. Some items include a stainless steel and carbon fiber keychain, a Volkswagen R watch and a VIN-specific certificate.
This initial preorder gives 500 buyers the additional benefit of “exclusivity”. Some of the standard features that drivers are going to find in the loaded Golf R include:
LED daytime running lights
Summer performance tires (19-inch)
Quality navigation system
Pristine audio system
Golf R Features
All of these features, among many others, can be owned for an MSRP of about $39,900. As far as performance is concerned, drivers are going to be very impressed by the Golf R’s turbocharged, 2.0-liter engine. It manages to produce an impressive 292 horsepower. The initial 500 Golf R models are going to feature a six-speed DSG dual-clutch transmission, although after this pre-order, drivers will also have the option of choosing the six-speed manual transmission option.
It’s important to note that all of the 2015 Golf R models are going to come installed with 4Motion all-wheel drive. As far as acceleration is concerned, there have been claims that the 2015 Golf R is capable of reaching 60 MPH from 0 in about 4.9 seconds, which is impressively quick. It has also been recorded at reaching 155 MPH during testing with a quarter-mile time of 13.5 seconds @ 101 MPH. For anyone preordering the Volkswagen Golf R, know that horsepower and overall power aren’t going to be a problem.
After this initial run of preorder sales, the base 2015 VW Golf R is going to go on sale to the general public for about $38,000. This model is going to come with several prominent features, including 19-inch alloy wheels, a premium audio system, and park distance controls. To get your change at snagging one of these exclusive Golf Rs, visit VW of Athens or learn more about joining the waiting list using our quick contact form!