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).
With its stock appearance, this highly-tuned Golf R is the definition of the ultimate sleeper.
Number, number on the wall, which is the fastest hot hatch of them all?.
In the next five years, the German brand will introduce no less than 17 all-new vehicles.
A 48 volt hybrid system will provide instant torque, enabling rapid acceleration from low revs.