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Adrenaline in overdrive? It’s an R thing

Sports car performance and satisfying SUV functionality used to be mutually exclusive. But no longer. The Tiguan R proves it’s possible to have spaciousness and practicality while also unleashing your wild side. With its refined driving comfort, precision ride and handling, roomy cabin space and thrill-a-minute performance, the Tiguan R is impressive in every way.

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Can performance this good be put into words?

Taking a mighty Golf R engine and putting it in a Tiguan R can only mean one thing – an effortlessly practical SUV that packs a powerful performance punch.

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Style you can’t help but savour

The Tiguan R’s fearless design, incorporating flowing lines, bold contours and signature R performance features, will leave your pulse racing.

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Drive it, feel it, love it

Total control and comfort is yours when you drive a Tiguan R. Incite your senses with the multifunction sports steering wheel, pamper them with the Black Carbon Nappa leather1 appointed seats.

The sports SUV for the every day

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Tiguan R Grid Edition

Accelerate the adrenaline

Imagine if every time you got behind the wheel it put your hair on end, and sent tingles down your spine. In the all-new Tiguan R Grid Edition, imagine no more. It’s an R thing. Delivering an exhilarating 235kW of power and 400Nm of torque, this edition of the Tiguan has been engineered with a razor-sharp focus on motorsport performance. Additionally, its full black style package that includes paint job, mirrors and body trim alongside R Sport seats made from sport cloth and microfleece upholstery will make you feel as though you’re lined up on a starting grid, while performance LED headlights with Light Assist will ensure you’re race ready – whatever the conditions. When it comes to pulse-raising fun, the Grid Edition badge on the tailgate is what you’re searching for.

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235kW of pure pleasure

The Tiguan R’s jaw-dropping power will have you savouring every drive you take.

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R sports steering wheel

There’s nothing like the feel of the R Sports steering wheel in your hands. Soft press the glowing R button on the steering wheel to toggle through a range of driver profile selections, or hard press it to instantly engage exciting Race mode. Decorative blue stitching, large racing shifting paddles and an R badge with blue highlights in the bottom spoke all reveal this to be no ordinary steering wheel.

Are you ready to impress?

Prepare to wow your friends and family with undeniably gorgeous performance styling.

R Styling

Captivating R styling

The Tiguan R makes a bold design statement with aggressive styling inspired by motorsport. A large gloss black lower air intake, prominent bumpers with gloss black accents, quad chrome tail pipes and appealing R badges front to rear all serve to confirm the Tiguan R’s stunning performance pedigree.

Exterior Design

Dare to be noticed

There’s no mistaking the sporty allure of the Tiguan R, with its hunkered stance, assertive body styling and uniquely compelling design elements that can only ever be found on a Volkswagen performance vehicle.


Race-bred wheels and brakes

You’ll appreciate the superior stopping power of the Tiguan R’s signature blue brake callipers, which are a striking visual complement to the SUV’s aerodynamic 21” Estoril alloy wheels.

Optional Sunroof

Reveal the world around you

Enjoy panoramic views and let the sun stream into the cabin when you choose the Tiguan R’s optional panoramic electric glass sunroof.

Interior seats and cockpit

Supple sports seats

You’ll feel ready for any driving challenge when you’re sitting in the Tiguan R’s supportive seats with Nappa leather2 and headrests featuring eye-catching embossed R logos.

Future-ready in every way

There’s no way you’ll want to miss the outstanding innovation embedded in the Tiguan R.

Harman Kardon Premium Audio

Soundtrack pristine sound

Audiophiles will be blown away by the precision sound emitted by the Tiguan R’s optional Harman Kardon premium audio system with ten speakers and powerful 480w amplifier. Set the mood by choosing from one of four pre-configured sound settings – Pure, Chill Out, Live and Energy – to create the perfect listening experience for your favourite music.

3-Zone Climate Control

Take control of your comfort

Customise your climate zone with the Tiguan R’s practical and luxurious 3-Zone Climate Control. Simple climate touch controls are available to both driver and front passenger, while passengers in the rear have full control over the temperature in their zone.


Brilliant illlumination with IQ.LIGHT headlights

Performance driving requires perfect vision, which is exactly what you get with the Tiguan R’s IQ.LIGHT matrix LED headlights. Featuring Dynamic Light Assist and dynamic indicators, the headlights project a brilliantly bright beam onto the road ahead. For that extra-special ‘R’ welcome the front doors also cast an R-logo symbol onto the ground below.

Digital Cockpit Pro and Discover Pro

Immerse yourself in the Innovision cockpit

The Tiguan R’s customisable Digital Cockpit Pro instrument cluster and Discover Pro Navigation System offer a fully digital driver display landscape that puts you at the helm. There’s nothing you can’t control when you’re sitting at the wheel.

IQ.DRIVE safety means comprehensive safety

Every driver wants peace of mind when they’re behind the wheel. IQ.DRIVE offers a suite of semi-autonomous assistance and safety features to inspire total confidence.3

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Expect all-round safety

Every Tiguan R is equipped with comprehensive safety features as standard, providing the best possible protection for driver and passengers. Clever Emergency Assist technology ensures the vehicle is brought to a safe stop in the event that a driver is incapacitated, while a comprehensive array of airbags, including driver and front passenger airbags, driver’s knee airbag and curtain airbags front and rear, offer optimal protection. 3

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  • 2. App-Connect is compatible for selected apps with the latest smartphone versions of iOS and Android, active data service, and connection cable (sold separately).
  • 3. Safety technologies are designed to assist the driver, but should not be used as a substitute for safe driving practices.
  • ±For approved applicants of Volkswagen Financial Services (VFS) ABN 20 097 071 460, Australian Credit Licence 389344 for new and demonstrator Volkswagen Tiguan Elegance 2.0 TDI 147KW, Elegance 2.0 TSI 162KW, Life 1.4 TSI 110KW, Life 2.0 TSI 132KW, R 2.0 TSI 235KW, R-Line 2.0 TDI 147KW, R-Line 2.0 TSI 162KW, R Grid Edition 2.0 TSI 235KW and Monochrome 2.0 TSI 162KW. Maximum term 36 months. Finance applications must be received by 31/12/2023. Excludes other offers. While stock lasts. A lump sum at the end of the loan may also apply. Other fees, charges, T&C’s apply. Comparison rate based on 5 year secured consumer fixed rate $30,000 loan. WARNING: This comparison rate is true only for the examples given and may not include all fees and charges. Different terms, fees or other loan amounts might result in a different comparison rate. VFS may extend, withdraw or change offer at any time. To see if this product is right for you, please see our Target Market Determination on our website.
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