VW Golf R Performance With Akrapovic Exhaust: Revving And Launch Control

The Golf R Performance pack is expected to come with a titanium Akrapovic exhaust, Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres and upgraded front brakes. We tested the car at the Circuito Mallorca
Although Volkswagen Golf R remains one of the best hatchback on the market, it’s very hard to deny that he is missing a few details which his rivals have, and especially Ford Focus …

Model Golf R Performance seeks to resolve the issue. Presented at the motor show in Geneva, the model has been created especially for the European market and probably the most important is that it comes with a titanium Akrapovic exhaust system brand. As the video below shows, this exhaust makes a small VW sounds like such a baby rally cars, but still not as enchanting as the Focus RS.

In addition to the new exhaust, Performance package adds a set of Michelin Pilot Sport Cup tires, 2 high-performance brakes and a modified rear spoiler. The headlights are also get darker glass, while the front fender thoroughly redesigned. As a reminder we need to stress that this inaugural VW compact performance model has a 2.0 TSI engine that delivers 306 HP.