2022 Volkswagen GTI Collision Avoiding Features

Different driving modes available in the new 2022 Volkswagen Golf R

Driving modes of the new 2022 Volkswagen Golf R  

Volkswagen recently launched a fast, sporty hatchback with a striking appearance and exceptional interior and exterior features. This, combined with its various driving modes available to cater to the customers’ diverse needs, makes it the perfect sporty hatchback of the year. So, what are the different driving modes available in the new 2022 Volkswagen Golf R? Read this blog by Findlay North Volkswagen to learn all about the driving modes of the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R. Then check out our available inventory here in Las Vegas, NV!  

2022 Volkswagen Golf R Available Driving Modes  

2022 Golf GTI-R on the road
2022 Golf GTI-R on the road

The Volkswagen Golf R is a racing version of the Volkswagen Golf. This means that the powerful engine on hand can deliver exceptional speed and performance. In the Volkswagen Golf R, there are several driving modes to choose from. Race, comfort, sport, and individual are the four main driving modes. The most potent and anticipated option is the race mode. By pushing the R button on the steering wheel, you can enter this mode. On the other hand, the comfort mode is excellent for everyday driving. Finally, the sport mode combines the versatility of a powerful engine with outstanding performance.  

For the new Golf R model year 2022, there are two new modes to choose from. The Special and Drift modes are the two options. DSG downshifts, and high-speed settings are the centerpiece of the special mode. On the other hand, the drift option allows tire smoking and sideways movement. It is essential to keep in mind that the drift mode is exclusively for use on the circuit.  

How powerful is the engine of the new 2022 Volkswagen Golf R?  

The Golf R estate is powered by a 2.0L TSI engine that produces 315 horsepower and 310 lb.-ft. of torque. This engine is mated to an R-specific 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. The Volkswagen Golf R accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.7 seconds.  

The new 2022 Volkswagen Golf R is a power sport hatchback. So, if it piques your interest, don’t waste any more time. Contact us today at Findlay Volkswagen North to learn more about the vehicle or schedule a test drive with us here in Las Vegas, NV. Our dedicated team of brand experts here will be happy to answer all your questions and help you in your car-buying journey!  

steering wheel and interior of the 2022 VW Golf GTI
steering wheel and interior of the 2022 VW Golf GTI
2022 Golf R GTI interiors
2022 Golf R GTI interiors

[Also read: What Does 2022 Volkswagen GTI and Golf R bring to the Table?]