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2021 Volkswagen Golf R unveiled with Torque Vectoring and Drift Mode

Volkswagen’s quickest and most powerful Golf R has officially bowed in, sporting new looks, 235kW turbocharged engine and a new Drift mode. The 2021 Volkswagen Golf R continues with its predecessor’s tried and tested formula – a potent turbocharged engine matched with an all-wheel-drive system. Powering the flagship Golf is …

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Spied: Mk8 Volkswagen Golf R caught fully undisguised

Just last week, Volkswagen teased us with the next-generation Mk8 Golf GTI, today we get a ‘glimpse’ of the new Mk8 Golf R. A glimpse is understated because these spy photos captured the next-generation Golf R completely undisguised. Caught winter testing in the wild, the new Golf R is once …

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APR to unleash 394kW track-ready Volkswagen Golf R RLMS at SEMA

Volkswagen and Audi aftermarket specialist APR has announced it will be presenting “the ultimate touring car-inspired” Volkswagen Golf R at the upcoming SEMA Show. Called the Golf R RLMS, the track-ready super hatch packs 394kW. Power still comes from the 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine but it benefits from an APR …

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Volkswagen Golf R now offered in 40 new shades in the U.S.

Volkswagen of America has introduced what it calls the Volkswagen Spektrum Program for the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R in the U.S that adds 40 new shades to the hot hatch’s colour palette, including a Viper Green Metallic from the Lamborghini Huracan. Some of the colours pay homage to VW’s past, …

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Insane 625kW Volkswagen Mk6 Golf R devours supercar for lunch!

Behold the Volkswagen Golf with more power than a Lamborghini Aventador S! Caught at the Race 1000 event in Germany recently, the heavily tuned Mk6 Golf R is said to pack 625kW, 81kW more than the fearsome Aventador S. To produce the monstrous punch, the humble hatchback has reportedly swapped …

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Volkswagen hot hatch onslaught – cut price Golf R Grid Edition launched

Volkswagen’s hot hatch onslaught continues in Australia, with the company launching the cut price Golf R Grid Edition. Available in December, the model is unique to Australia with its name and badge coined internally at Volkswagen Australia. Priced from $47,490 for the manual hatchback, $49,990 with DSG and $51,990 for …

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Check out this 552kW HPA Volkswagen Golf R [video]

In its stock form the Volkswagen Golf R is no slouch. At its heart lies a 206kW 2.0-litre, 4 cylinder turbo engine, capable of propelling the hatch from 0-100km/h in just 5 seconds. While plenty fast for most, the insane Canadians over at HPA Motorsport turned this unassuming grocery getter into …

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Volkswagen introduces Wolfsburg Edition on Golf R models

Volkswagen Australia has announced a limited run of Wolfsburg Edition on the company’s Golf R models, along with the introduction of the highly anticipated Golf R Wagon, which is available exclusively in Wolfsburg Edition specification. Paying homage to the home of Volkswagen, both Golf R and Golf R Wagon Wolfsburg …

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Volkswagen previews future cockpit with Golf R Touch concept

Volkswagen has introduced the Volkswagen Golf R Touch concept at the Consumer Electric Show (CES), which showcases the company’s futuristic infotainment system that incorporates gesture control and a significantly larger touchscreen display. “The two inventions of the century, the car and the computer, are gradually coming closer together. We need …

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First-ever Volkswagen Golf R Wagon unleashed!

Following our scoop yesterday, Volkswagen has today taken the covers off one of its sportiest all-rounders: the Golf R Wagon. Like its hatch sibling, the Golf R Wagon is powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged TSI petrol engine developing 221kW (300PS) from 5,500 to 6,200rpm, and 380Nm from 1,800 to …

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Volkswagen Golf R400 reportedly coming in 2015

Volkswagen has reportedly approved the Golf R400 for series production. According to a report from Car Magazine in the United Kingdom, the mighty Golf R will have up to 420PS (309kW) and 450Nm and set to hit showrooms in 2015. While not officially confirmed by Volkswagen, Car Magazine cited company …

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