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News The 2019 Volkswagen Golf R comes in 40 colors

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf R comes in 40 colors

Back in 2010 when I was a sales rep for a Volvo dealership, I remember how much debating went into how to spec our first XC60s which were starting to arrive in North America. For those who can recall, that first-generation XC60 was available in a color called Lime Grass Green, and there was also another odd one called Terra Bronze.

Our three-year-old-never-sold bright red C70 looming in the background, we decided against ordering anything that wasn’t black, white, silver or grey. A few months later my first two potential XC60 sales fell through because we didn’t have that “cute green color I see in the ads”.

All this to say that figuring out how to spec the cars that will grace the showroom is quite the chess game for dealerships. The game is made even more difficult by the manufacturers who seem to take quite the pleasure in promoting colors no dealership in their right mind would order.

The colorful 2019 Volkswagen Golf R

This brings us now to Volkswagen who announced back in August their intention to offer the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R in over 40 colors. We didn’t think it was going to happen, but our friends at the CarGuide wrote about it yesterday, and all my memories of figuring which red isn’t too red for a Volvo S60 came back to me.

Yes, the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R can be had in any of the 40 colors you see below for $2,995 along with four standard colors (Grey, Black, Blue, and Red) and an optional White Pearl offered at $450.

As a customer and a Golf R enthusiast, I’m in love with each of these colors. As a former dealership sales rep, all I can say is good luck to all you VW dealers out there. You just know you’ll have ordered two Raspberry Reds and one Sarantos Turquoise, and the first client in will want Reseda Green.

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Viper Green
Viper Green

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Violet Touch
Violet Touch

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Traffic Purple
Traffic Purple

2019 Volkswagen Golf R TNT Orange
TNT Orange

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Techno Blue
Techno Blue

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Star Blue
Star Blue

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Squirrel Gray
Squirrel Gray

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Slate Grey
Slate Grey

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Sarantos Turquoise
Sarantos Turquoise

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Reseda Green
Reseda Green

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Raspberry Red
Raspberry Red

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Racing Green
Racing Green

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Prussian Blue Metallic
Prussian Blue Metallic

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Oxide Red
Oxide Red

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Nogaro Blue
Nogaro Blue

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Mystic Blue Pearl
Mystic Blue Pearl

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Moss Green
Moss Green

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Mocha Anthracite
Mocha Anthracite

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Mars Red
Mars Red

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Magma Orange
Magma Orange

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Jazz Blue Pearl
Jazz Blue Pearl

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Irish Green
Irish Green

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Inky Blue
Inky Blue

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Ice Blue
Ice Blue

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Hot Chili Pearl
Hot Chili Pearl

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Graphite Metallic
Graphite Metallic

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Ginster Yellow
Ginster Yellow

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Futura Yellow
Futura Yellow

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Dust Grey
Dust Grey

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Deep Blue Pearl
Deep Blue Pearl

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Dark Violet Pearl
Dark Violet Pearl

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Dark Burgundy
Dark Burgundy

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Curry Yellow
Curry Yellow

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Copper Orange
Copper Orange

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Cliff Green
Cliff Green

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Caribbean Green
Caribbean Green

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Azure Blue Pearl
Azure Blue Pearl

2019 Volkswagen Golf R Anthracite Metallic
Anthracite Metallic

2019 Volkswagen Golf R 91 Blue
91 Blue

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Charles Jolicoeur
Charles Jolicoeur
Charles Jolicoeur was studying to be a CPA when he decided to drop everything and launch a car website in 2012. Don't ask. The journey has been an interesting one, but today he has co-founded and manages 8 websites including EcoloAuto.com and MotorIllustrated.com as General Manager of NetMedia360. He also sits on the board of the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada. Send me an email

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