Showing posts in the category of VW Golf R

VW Golf R Wagon Launches With Wolfsburg Edition Package In Australia


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Volkswagen marks the introduction of the new Golf R Wagon in Australia with a limited-run Wolfsburg Edition package.

New VW Golf TCR For The Track Makes R400 Concept Look Timid


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There's something about wide-bodied cars that makes enthusiasts go all swoony, and VW's new race-spec Golf TCR has plenty of that going on.

The VW Golf GTI Versus Golf R Debate Continues


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If you want a fast VW Golf nowadays you need to make a decision between the GTI and the R. If the price difference didn’t make the decision clear for you, then perhaps the video posted below will.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

VW Opens UK Order Books For The Coolest Golf Estates So Far


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Volkswagen opened the order books for the new, pumped-up versions of the Golf Estate, the R, GTD and Alltrack, ahead of first deliveries in August.

VW Golf R Takes on Touareg V8 TDI in Unconventional Drag Race


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Well this is awkward. We're usually used to seeing supercars go at each other, not diesel SUVs and hatchbacks. Still, none of these two cars could be called "slow" in any way.

Uber-Sport Compacts Poll: Focus RS vs WRX STI vs M135i vs RS3 vs Golf R vs A45 AMG


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The battle of the uber-sport compact car has just begun; we live in an unprecedented era where compact cars boast some serious firepower, only met in the supercar segment before.

You Can Now Order a VW Golf R Variant in Germany for €42,925


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VW may have teased US fans by unveiling the Golf R Variant at the Los Angeles Auto Show last year, but the sad truth is the 296hp wagon will not arrive stateside.

2015 VW Golf R Gets its US Photo Shoot [56 Pics]


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VW has finally revealed a big photo gallery with the US-spec 2015 Golf R, which seems to be very appealing to American customers, who reserved the first 500 Launch Edition units in just 12 hours earlier this month.

VW Golf R Launch Edition Already Sold Out


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We've had our eyes on the Golf R Launch Edition ever since VW announced that they would be making 500 versions of their highest performance model.

VW Golf R Touch Concept Is All about Displays, Has Gesture Recognition System [w/Video]


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VW is showcasing the future of intuitive vehicle operation at the CES 2015 with the Golf R Touch cockpit concept. The study features an infotainment system that incorporates gesture control, which VW thinks is the next step in the area of intuitive control.

VW Details 2015 Golf R Pre-Order for US


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The all-wheel drive Golf R, Volkswagen's highest performance model, will be available for pre-order on January 8, 2015.