VW Golf R – Australian pricing leak

Golf R in Tasmania

Unconfirmed Australian pricing for the Volkswagen Golf R has been published on the VWWatercooled forum. And, if you’re in the queue for the latest and hottest performance Golf the news is good. Very good. This is the alleged list pricing:

3 Door Manual – $48,490
3 Door DSG – $50,990
5 Door Manual – $49,990
5 Door DSG – $52,490

Given the previous list pricing of the old R32 (3dr manual $54,990) and the current Audi S3 (3dr manual $66,403 $68,000) – the S3 is the car the new Golf R is largely based on – that’s some very sharp pencils being used by Volkswagen Australia. Although it is worth noting that those Golf R figures do not include any on road or delivery costs.

Basic specification and options pricing for the Golf R emerged on AUSmotive back in March shortly after a three door model was spotted in Fremantle. It now appears the full pricing for the Golf R range is available prior to official launch (summarised below).

The photo above was taken in Tasmania earlier today and forms part of a Golf R and Golf GTD fleet which will be used for the national media launch over the next few days.

[Thanks to Mick & Ben for the tips]

Unofficial Golf R Australian pricing

3 Door Manual – $48,490
3 Door DSG – $50,990
5 Door Manual – $49,990
5 Door DSG – $52,490

Electric glass sunroof – $1,900
RNS510 satellite navigation system – $2,500
Dynaudio 300W premium audio system – $1,300
RNS510 with Dynaudio 300W premium audio – $3,500
Media Device Interface (MDI) – $270
Rear View Camera (RVC) – $500
Adaptive chassis control – $1,500
Vienna leather appointed upholstery – $3,300
Micro fibre/leather racing style front seats – $5,300
Electrically adjustable driver’s seat (with leather seats only) – $600
Talladega 19″ alloy wheels in SILVER – $1,300
Talladega 19″ alloy wheels in BLACK – $1,300