Showing posts in the category of VW Golf

Study Says VW’s Safety Systems Actively Reduce Insurance Claims


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Owners of the latest Golf model have been found 45 per cent less likely to make a third party insurance claim in the UK, thanks to VW’s auto-emergency braking systems.

New EU6 Engines Make VW Golf Cabriolet Up To 15 Percent More Fuel Efficient


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VW has introduced new EU6 engines to the Golf Cabriolet, reducing CO2 emissions and fuel consumption by up to 15 percent.

Spied: VW Nears Supercar Territory With Golf R400 Hyper-Hatch


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VW is really pushing the envelope with its performance Golfs, as after the production-intent 265PS (261hp) Golf GTI Clubsport, we spied a test mule for the upcoming Golf R400.

VW Golf R Or GTI? CR's Review May Help You Decide


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Although based on the same platform, VW’s Golf GTI and the Golf R are quite different. There’s a big power and price gap between the two, not to mention the fact that the R is all-wheel drive while the GTI is front wheel drive.

Oettinger 500R Is A 518PS Five-Cylinder Super Golf R


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VW aftermarket specialist Oettinger has unveiled the most powerful tuned Golf at this year’s Wörthersee event. With 518PS (511hp) from a five-cylinder turbocharged engine, the limited edition Oettinger 500R delivers supercar performance.

VW Details Golf GTI Clubsport, Releases New Photos From Wörthersee


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VW has released new information and new photos (including the first interior shots) of the Golf GTI Clubsport, a special edition model which will go into production in 2016.

Drive Thinks 2015 VW Golf R Is The Best Performance Golf Ever Made


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Having just driven a 2015 Subaru WRX STI, Matt Farah switches to one of the Japanese model’s newest (and most menacing) rivals: the 2015 VW Golf R.

VW Golf Variant Biturbo Edition Features A 240PS TDI Engine From The Passat


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The VW Golf GTI Dark Shine is not the only show car built by apprentices that debuts at this year’s Wörthersee GTI Meet.

While the former project has been built by apprentices from Wolfsburg, the Golf Variant Biturbo Edition study is the work of a group of apprentices from VW’s Zwickau vehicle plant (Volkswagen Sachsen).

VW Golf GTI Dark Shine Has 395PS And A 3,500-Watt Sound System [34 Photos]


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VW’s apprentices have finally revealed their project for the 2015 Wörthersee Tour, the Golf GTI Dark Shine.

400PS VW Golf GTE Sport Concept Debuts In Wörthersee


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VW had an even bigger surprise than the Golf GTI Clubsport at the 2015 Wörthersee Tour: it’s called the Golf GTE Sport and it’s a 400PS (395hp) plug-in hybrid concept car.

ABT Sportsline Gives VW Golf R 400PS And A Very Green Wrap


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If you don’t want to wait one year for VW’s Golf R400, ABT Sportsline has just what you need. The world’s largest VW Group tuner has brought a heavily modified VW Golf R to the 2015 Wörthersee GTI Meeting. Sporting both design tweaks and performance upgrades, the custom Golf R can be seen at ABT Sportsline and H&R’s joint stand.

This Is It: VW’s 265PS Golf GTI Clubsport Pre-Production Study


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Following last week’s design sketches, VW has released the first official photos of the Golf GTI Clubsport, a pre-production study that will debut at the Wörthersee GTI Meeting on May 14.

VW Shows More Of Its Wörthersee GTI 2015 Project


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VW has released the first sketches of the Wörthersee GTI 2015 project, a custom Golf GTI built by a team of young apprentices which will debut at the GTI Meeting alongside the Golf GTI Clubsport pre-production study.

AWD Archrivals: VW Golf R Vs. Subaru WRX STI


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While previous versions of the VW Golf R were aimed at lower-performance models from Subaru and Mitsubishi, like the latter’s Ralliart line of vehicles, it was priced above them. The latest R is still very expensive for what it is, but at least you do get performance to match, say, a Subaru WRX STI.

VW Previews “Near Series” Golf GTI Clubsport With 265PS, Will Debut At Wörthersee


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VW has quietly released design sketches of the Golf GTI Clubsport, which previews a limited edition model that will slot in between the Golf GTI Performance and the Golf R in the automaker’s hot hatch lineup.

Infographic Compares 1985 VW Golf GTI To 2015 Golf GTI


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It's always interesting to see how products evolve over the years, with this infographic comparing the second-gen VW Golf GTI from 1985 to today's car.

VW Golf GTE Driven: Is It Really The GTI's Hybrid Brother?


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Imagine the lovechild of a Golf GTI with the all-electric e-Golf and you would be right on the money. The VW Golf GTE is exactly that car, offering a plug-in hybrid powertrain and the thrills of a GTI combined, at least on theory.

VW Executive Confirms Production Golf R400, Could Have 420PS


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It’s no secret VW wants to build the Golf R400, but new details have now surfaced about the upcoming extra-hot Golf. VW group powertrain chief Heinz-Jakob Neusser has given the first official confirmation that the Golf R400 will be produced and that it will have more than 400 hp.

VW Golf R And Subaru WRX STI Drag Race Shows Why DCTs Matter


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For many years, the Subaru WRX STI’s only rival was the Mitsubishi Lancer EVo, but now the market for high-performance, all-wheel drive compact cars is more crowded than ever.

400-Horses Should Cure Your VW Golf R's Power Itch


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It's not always about the power, but when it comes to bragging rights, the VW Golf R will have its work cut out with upcoming presentations in the hot hatch segment.