VOLKSWAGEN GOLF (MK5) R32 

LOW OWNERS // IMMACULATELY PRESENTED // TRIPLE BLACK

EQUIPMENT

Gloss black multi-spoke alloy wheels 7.5J x 18”inch, 6 speed automatic transmission for four-wheel drive, (ESP) electronic stability programme, adjustable leather trimmed multi-function steering wheel with gear select paddles in carbon fibre + decorative aluminium inserts, rear stabiliser, load area cover, service interval prolongation, radio C.D/mp3 player, disc brakes front + rear, door pockets with insert mats, dual A/C climate control, driver/passenger/side/curtain air-bags, electric windows with comfort operation, central locking, leather interior with embossed head rests, decorative turned aluminium internal inserts, 8 x speakers, body coloured bumpers f/r,  f/r splitters + side skirts, OEM Aux in arm rest, OEM MFD 3 Sat Nav upgrade, OEM Bluetooth phone integration with steering wheel control £1300, Milltek cat back Sports Exhaust system with twin exit, 12v Aux socket in boot space, jack + wheel brace, fully intact rear parcel shelf, through load space, rear wiper delete, “bee-sting” antenna, privacy rear windows, stealth gloss black front grill with R32 emblem, polished aluminium pedals, folding electric door mirrors, heated f/r screens, illuminated vanity mirrors, heated front seats

EXTERIOR

Presents to a very high standard, with very little evidence of gravel-rash or stone chips to be found, a testament to careful ownership throughout, by just 4 local owners.  Obvious visible alterations and upgrades have been made to enhance this R32, but all to a high standard, to produce a very striking VW with a huge amount of kerb-appeal.

INTERIOR

The quality of materials incorporated cannot be questioned, having been in daily service for over 14 years, while remaining unmarked with no wear worthy of note, even to the vulnerable front seat side bolsters. The decorative turned aluminium inserts have avoided any serious scratches, carpets, headlining and door cards are taught and appear in good condition. Dials switches and controls would all appear to operate effectively and as intented.

WHEELS AND TYRES

Front + Rear – 225/40 ZR 18 (92Y) – All matching Michelin Pilot Sports SP

SERVICE HISTORY & PROVENANCE 

Originally supplied by Dovercourt Battersea – 24/12/2007

22/12/2017 – PDI – Dovercourt Battersea

02/01/2009 – 5206 miles – Dovercourt Battersea

22/02/2010 – 10,865 miles – Martins V.W. Camberley + Brake Fluid

15/12/2010 – 17,599 miles – Martins V.W. Camberley

30/05/2012 – 26,195 miles – Witley Station Garage + Brake fluid

17/04/2015 – 42,851 miles – Witley Station Garage +Brake fluid/plugs/ DSG oil + filter

12/04/2016 – 47,243 miles – Witley Station Garage + Rear brake pads

25/04/2017 – 50,663 miles – Witley Station Garage + Brake fluid / plugs

08/02/2018 – 60,665 miles – Witley Station Garage + Brake fluid

22/02/2019 – 75,751 miles – Witley Station Garage + Rear brake discs/wheel alignment 

26/09/2019 – 82,807 miles – Witley Station Garage + Plugs/DSG oil + filter/wheel alignment

04/03/2020 – 87,769 miles – Witley Station Garage + Fit coil over kit front/rear

17/03/2020 – 88,231 miles – Witley Station Garage + Wheel alignment

THE DRIVE & ENGINE

The MK V Golf R32 developed an impressive 247 bhp @ 6300 rpm with 236 lbft of torque from the VR6 derived 3.2. Capable of dismissing the 0-60 mph dash in just 6.3 secs and a managed top speed claimed at 155.3 mph, while still managing to efficiently return mpg figures of around 26 mpg. This gave a potential claimed range of 314 miles. The 13.58”inch front discs + 12.2”inch rears, with definitive blue painted callipers, arrest speed with ease. Four wheel drive stability and assurity is provided by a reliable Haldex 4-Motion System, carried over from the Mk1V model. During our test, this example performed well in all areas. Generally considered to be “one to watch” in the market, the R32 has recently gained huge admiration from a devoted legion of fan, and for those looking for something just a little different, this might well be worthy of strong consideration.