After unveiling the Golf Estate Concept R-Line at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show, Volkswagen has finally updated its Golf lineup with a new R-Line package. To be completely honest with you, there are three R-Line packages: R-Line Exterior, R-Line Interior and R-Line Sport"

The R-Line Exterior package includes a new rear spoiler, a radiator grille with an "R-Line" logo, a specific grille in gloss black, new front and rear bumpers with "R" logos, and a black-painted diffuser. This package is priced at €995 ($1,300) on Highline variants and €1,180 ($1,500) on Comfortline models. You can also add in “Salvador” rims sized 17 or 18 inches for an added fee.

The Interior package adds inlays in aluminum look "Black Lead Grey" for the dashboard and door panels; front door sills and pedal caps in stainless steel; sports seats in "Race" design cloth with microfiber bolsters and “R-Line” logos on the front seats; a leather multifunction sports steering wheel with "R-Line" logo and decorative stitching in gray crystal; a leather-wrapped gear shift knob; and an "R-Line" logo on the Home screen. The interior package is priced from €640 ($830) for Highline models to €945 ($1,230). You can opt for “Vienna” leather and bring the total package price to €1,755 ($2,284) on highline models and €2,115 ($2,752) on Comfortline models.

Finally, for another €430 ($560), the Sport package will add a sport-tuned suspension, a revised steering system and tinted side and rear windows.

Click past the jump for more details on the standard Volkswagen Golf.

  • 2013 Volkswagen Golf R-Line
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About the Seventh-Gen Volkswagen Golf

2013 Volkswagen Golf Mk VII High Resolution Exterior
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The seventh-generation Golf was unveiled at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, after the sixth-generation was a relative failure for Volkswagen. The new Golf is longer and wider, and features a more aggressive and sporty design language.

Volkswagen also worked on making the car lighter, managing to shave about 220 pounds, which helped in increasing fuel efficiency by about 23 percent.

The new Golf VII is offered with a choice of four engines: an 85-horsepower, 1.2-liter TSI; a 140-horsepower, 1.4-liter TSI; a 105-horsepower, 1.6-liter diesel unit; and a 150-horsepower, 2.0-liter diesel unit.

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The new Golf R-Line packages complement the sporty offering from Volkswagen

Wolfsburg, 25 April 2013 - The range for the Gulf is extended by three new, designed by Volkswagen R GmbH R-Line packages. They emphasize the sporty design and are now available as optional R-Line "Exterior" package R-Line ’interior’ pack and R-Line Sport Package for order.

The R-Line "Exterior" package emphasizes the striking appearance of the Gulf and provides the following facilities:

  • Rear spoiler in body color
  • Fog lights
  • radiator grille with "R-Line" logo
  • R-Line specific grille, gloss black
  • R-Line front and rear bumpers with "R" styling
  • flared sills
  • Sporty, black painted diffuser for visible and no visible exhaust pipes

The package is available for the Highline equipment lines for the price of €995 and Comfortline for the price of €1,180.

The R-Line ’interior’ pack ensures the interior an especially sporty feel and includes:

  • Inlays in aluminum look "Black Lead Grey" for the dashboard and door panels
  • door sills front in stainless steel
  • Black headliner
  • pedal caps in stainless steel
  • sport seating system in the fabric pattern "Race", cheek insides in microfiber "San Remo", "R-Line" logo in the front seat
  • Ambient lighting
  • leather sports multifunction steering wheel with "R-Line" logo and decorative stitching in Crystal Grey
  • Gear lever knob in leather, switching tulip and center armrest with decorative stitching in crystal gray
  • "R-Line" logo on the Home screen

The package is available for the Highline equipment lines for the price of €640 and Comfortline at a price of €945.

Alternatively, the leather "Vienna" for the R-Line interior "package offered (for Highline for the price of €1,755 and Comfortline for a price of €2,115).

The optionally available R-Line Sport Package provides a particularly dynamic driving experience and consists of:

  • Sports suspension
  • Progressive Steering
  • darkened side windows and rear window

The R-Line Sport Package costs €430 and is available for the equipment lines Comfortline and Highline.

The offer is completed by the Volkswagen R GmbH, the new 17 - and 18-inch alloy wheels "Salvador", the packages are compatible with all R-Line.

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