Rebuilt title? Check. Flood claim? Check. Hydrolocked engine? Check. No worries, it’s totally fine.
This innocent looking hot hatch boasts 400 horsepower from its tuned 2.0-liter four.
The Mk8 is coming next year, so a 420 PS version of the current Golf R would be a great way to send the current iteration off .
It has 244 more horsepower than the stock 2018 VW Golf R it’s based on.
Watch a stock facelifted VW Golf R Mk7 hit top speed using the Launch Control function.
Chris Harris wanted to find out the answer to this question – but we advise you not to try this at home.
The 2019 VW Golf has a new 1.4-liter engine with 147 hp and 184 lb-ft of torque.
The project was shelved due to Dieselgate, but it could be green-lighted before the MK7’s production ceases.
Forget the boring silver and grey paintjobs, time for something more bright.
We’ll give you a hint: it starts with 8, and it’s not 80.
The tuned hot hatch ran the 1/2-mile in 18 seconds.
The Volkswagen Golf R will now have to make do with ‘only’ 300PS (296hp).