For those keeping track, that would be no less than 300 PS (296 hp / 221 kW) combined with front-wheel drive.
This heavily tuned hot hatch is fast enough to teach a 900+ hp Hellcat an nice lesson .
A fuel hose connector may detach, thus spreading fuel and potentially cause a fire.
Both are heavily tuned, with the Supra churning out 990 PS and the Golf just 10 PS less.
Pricing starts from £20,510 for the hatchback, and deliveries will commence next month.
We live in a time where 400+ hp is considered ‘normal’ for a hot hatch, both in stock or modified state.
It definitely looks different than the Golf Mk7 as well as the latest Polo, yet we’re not entirely convinced it’s real.
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.