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Video: 2021 Volkswagen Golf R pounds the Nürburgring

Earlier this year we got to see spy photos of the 2021 Volkswagen Golf R winter testing in the wild almost fully undisguised, but there’s only that much excitement from static photos. Now a new video has captured the hot hatch pounding hard on the Nurburgring. Watch the video after …

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New colours and more goodies for Volkswagen Golf R Final Edition

The Volkswagen Golf R will be available in factory hand painted custom colours in the form of the Golf R Final Edition, which starts from $57,990 plus on-road cost. Of the 450 units of this last special edition of the Mark 7.5 Golf R before its replacement next year, 150 …

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Volkswagen Golf R Special Edition lobs upgraded brakes and exhaust

Volkswagen’s Golf R performance range is streamlined to two equipment packed variants for 2019 with the addition of 400 Special Editions that – in an Australian first – bristle with R Performance Options. While the Golf R hatch and the Golf R Wagon gain the standard fitment of Adaptive Cruise …

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Oettinger Volkswagen Golf 400R as new Australian Police car?

With the demise of the locally built Holden Commodore and Ford Falcon sedans, the Australian Police Force have been hunting for a successor to replace their V8-powered Commodore and Falcon pursuit vehicles. Well, it seems the local boys in blue can draw some ideas from their German counterparts. On display at this year’s Essen …

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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 Golf R Wagon inches closer to reality

Here’s further proof Volkswagen is readying an estate version of the Golf R. First scooped earlier this year, the Golf R Wagon has once again come out to play. Like the first catch, the Golf R Wagon was spotted doing laps at the Nurburgring circuit, virtually undisguised. Draped in striking …

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Oettinger tweaks Mk7 Volkswagen Golf R

German tuner Oettinger have rolled out their latest project based on the Mk7 Volkswagen Golf R. Fitted with a larger turbo, high performance exhaust system and a stage 1 ECU remap, the 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine in Oettinger VW Golf R is able to put out 268 kW of power …

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Volkswagen to reportedly revive VR6 engine family.

It seems Volkswagen is about to revive the VR6 engine family that used to power the range topping Golfs and Passats. After previewing it in the Volkswagen Design Vision GTI in May, sources from inside the company revealed to US-based site, Autoweek, that a new narrow-angle six-cylinder engine is in …

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Video: 2014 Volkswagen Golf R unleashed on track

Volkswagen has release a new promotional video and new photos of the 2014 Volkswagen Golf R. The ultimate Golf is expected to make its public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that develops 221kW (300HP) and 380Nm of torque, the all-wheel drive hot-hatch …

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Video: Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet

Volkswagen has released the first official video of the company’s latest drop-top, the Golf R Cabriolet. Sporting a similar front end to the Golf R hot-hatch on which it is based, it has an aggressive front bumper and blacked-out ‘R’ grille. At the back, the Golf R’s trademark twin central …

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