A special variant of the Golf R has been introduced at CES 2015 with the unveiling of the Volkswagen Golf R Touch. The car is a concept and brings with it a selection of interior enhancements over the production-spec VW Golf R.
Inside, the Volkswagen Golf R Touch features a large 12.8-inch high-resolution touchscreen display mounted in the centre console and used to operate the multimedia system. Beneath this screen is a small 8.0-inch display which provides haptic feedback and includes controls for the air conditions, vehicle settings and ancillary features.
Another 12.3-inch screen is then found in place of the instrument panel and has been dubbed the Active Info Display by the German marque. To make operating the Golf R Touch’s various functions even easier, a gesture control unit has been installed within the roof lining meaning the sunroof can be opened and closed with simple hand movements. Additionally, hand movements can be used to adjust the seats. When the driver’s or passenger places their hand down the side of the seat, the various adjustment controls appear in the main 12.8-inch monitor where the seats can then be adjusted.
Completing the unique interior elements of the Golf R Touch is an ambient lighting function which provides 16.7 million different colours.
Beneath the skin, the Volkswagen Golf R Touch features the U.S.-spec turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine which delivers 292 hp.