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No Drift mode for new Volkswagen Golf R

By Faiming_low on 29 May 2019 in New model, New technology

Attached Image With the new eighth generation of the Golf set to be launched in soon, fans have already asked what could be game-changing in the new Golf R.

As reported by Carscoops, Jost Capito who is now the boss at Volkswagen’s R division, revealed that the new Golf R is unlikely to get a Drift mode. While we understand that the Golf R has always been the more restrained choice for the hot hatch enthusiasts, we couldn't help but imagine that Capito, who used to be with Ford, would implement such a feature.

“The Focus RS feels geared up for fun above everything”, he said. “Drift mode is a free piece of technology that comes from the drive systems they’re using. But it’s not for us.”

He was then questioned on whether the R needed a four-wheel steering system, like the current Renault Megane R.S. He replied, “it’s just not necessary on a car the size of the Golf”.

The new car is expected to have more than 300bhp but nowhere near the 400bhp mark as reported earlier in the year.

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Since young, Fai Ming has always centered his life around cars. In fact his first word was 'car' and not 'mum' or 'dad'. Aren't kids cute?



 
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