It is a front-engined, all-wheel-drive small hatchback with three to five doors and five seats. The turbocharged 2 Litre 16v Inline 4 petrol engine in the Golf R takes it to 62 mph in 4.6 seconds and on to a top speed of 155 mph with 306 BHP. With a curb weight of 1,483 kg, it has an average fuel economy of 40.4 mpg and has a maximum driving range of 488 miles before needing to refuel. It has an option of a 7 speed automatic transmission or a 6 speed manual gearbox. A maximum weight of 477 kg may be carried in the 343 liters of luggage, which can be increased to 1,233 liters for bigger loads. This particular version was tuned to 600 bhp.