Showing posts in the category of VW Golf R

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.

New VW Golf R Will Get a Manual in the U.S. from Summer 2015


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As you may have heard, the 2015 VW Golf R arrives in U.S. dealerships this spring exclusively with a six-speed double-clutch gearbox, but fans of manual transmissions need not despair.

ABT Readying Mystery Audi Coupe for Essen Show


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At the Essen Motor Show, which is Europe's version of the SEMA aftermarket and tuning event, VW Group specialist ABT will introduce three cars, including a world premiere "based on a sporty Coupe" from Audi.

VW Golf R 400 and Golf R Variant: Only One Of These Might Come to US


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VW showed up in Los Angeles with two hot Golf R models, the production Golf R Variant and the still conceptual Golf R 400, but only one of them still might be sold in the US.

VW Prices 292HP Golf R from $36,595* in the US; No Manual Gearbox


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I don’t know whether this will help you get over the disappointment of VW not bringing the Golf R Variant to the United States, but the automaker has just announced pricing for the Golf R hatchback.

Shucks; VW Tells Us It Has No Plans to Sell Golf R Variant in the USA


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We spoke too soon when we said that the new VW Golf R Variant should come to the US – technically, it is, because it will be revealed at the LA Auto Show, but unfortunately, you cannot buy it.

VW Reveals New 296HP Golf R Variant and It's Coming to U.S.!


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VW has lifted the veils off the new Golf R Variant sport wagon on the eve of the Los Angeles Auto Show. For the first time in the history of the Golf R, there is now a station wagon version.

VW Golf R 400 Concept to Pass Through LA Show As it Heads for Production


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Volkswagen will give North American consumers their first real life look at the muscular Golf R 400 Concept at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.

Production VW Golf R 400 Reportedly Coming Next Year


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We knew for a while that the mad, 400PS (395HP) Golf R 400 concept from last April's Beijing Auto Show, would at some point spawn a production version.

Tuned VW Golf R32 IV Has Some Serious HPerformance


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It doesn't look like much at a first glance, but this VW Golf IV R32 by Germany's HPerformance delivers up to 650PS (641hp) or the same as a McLaren 650S!

VW Golf R32 Bangs Honda S2000 From Behind


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I know some of you might be tempted to lock your eyes on the BMW M3 E30 racing through, but what you should be doing is focusing on the blue VW Golf R32.

Chris Harris Pits the VW Golf R Against the BMW M235i


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Loaded with the lighter MQB platform and all-wheel drive, the latest VW Golf R stands to be more of a serious hot hatch than a loaded Golf. But how does it fare against the purity of a rear-drive BMW?

Sibling Rivalry: SEAT Leon Cupra vs. VW Golf R on Track


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A dry twisty track is not the ideal place to prove that the more powerful, four-wheel drive VW Golf R is faster than a lesser powered front-wheel drive SEAT Leon Cupra. In fact, it would prove the above statement completely false, as the Autocar video posted below illustrates.

Engine Swap: You Must Hear This Polish VW Golf's Roar


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Last time we turned out heads and ears to listen to a VW Golf growl, it was wearing an R32 badge at the back and a 3.2-liter V6 powerplant at the front. Care to guess what makes this…modified (for lack of a better word)…Polish Golf sound so special that we just had to share the following video with you?

VW Golf 400 Concept Looks and Sounds Aggressive on the Streets of Vienna


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Unveiled at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show, the VW Golf R 400 Concept shows the potential for a more powerful and performance-focused Golf R. If you haven’t heard it yet, the good news is Volkswagen plans to build a limited series of the Golf R 400, which owes its name to the 400PS (395hp) produced by its tuned 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine.