• 2005 Volkswagen Golf R32

    Volkswagen Golf R32 2005
  • 2005 Volkswagen Golf R32
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    5 speed manual
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  • Displacement:
    3189 L
  • 0-60 time:
    6.2 sec.
  • Top Speed:
    155 mph
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Volkswagen Golf R32 has a 1.9-liter turbodiesel inline four-cylinder engine making about 105 horsepower and a 2.5-liter powerplant producing around 150 horsepower. Euro-spec transmissions include a five- or six-speed manual, or a six-speed automatic transmission. We should also see the introduction of Volkswagen’s Direct Selection Gearbox (DSG), which eliminates gear change jolts to provide a more refined driving character. Fifteen-inch wheels will come standard, but 16- and 17-inch wheels are options.

Offering real premium kudos over more mainstream rivals the fifth-generation Golf looks set to continue where its predecessor left off. A clever new rear axle gives excellent driving dynamics (if not quite up to those of the Focus), the cabin is spacious and build quality remains very high, although some say the cabin plastics feel less solid than those of the old car. Base 1.4 75 bhp petrol engine can’t deliver out-of-town progress, direct injection 1.4 and 1.6 FSI are far better, but diesel remains where the smart money goes, both the 1.9 litre PD (104 bhp) and 2.0 litre 16-valve PD (138 bhp) being excellent.

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  (5990) posted on 11.8.2006

thats not an r32 that your talking about an r32 has a 3.2 liter 240 horsepower engine

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