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This outlandish widebody VW Golf GTI will soon become a reality

This insane virtual Volkswagen Golf GTI could soon morph into a real-life machine, thanks to JP Performance and Prior Design. While it might have started life as a rendering by Khyzyl Saleem, who introduced it to the world via his Facebook page a few months ago, the designer has just …

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Mountune turns VW Mk7 Golf GTI into 283kW hyper-hatch

While the Mk8 Volkswagen Golf GTI is on its way to European showrooms, Mountune52 has taken the Mk7-generation into hyper-hatch sphere with its Stage 2+ upgrade package. For £2,099 (A$4,193), the new kit will boost the GTI’s 2.0-litre TSI output to a healthy 283kW and stout 510Nm of torque, or …

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2020 Volkswagen Mk8 Golf gets first customisation job from ABT

ABT Sportsline has given the new-generation 2020 Volkswagen Mk8 Golf its first customisation job, just three months after the German hatch hit the market in Europe. The car now boasts a revised stance, thanks to suspension springs that drop its body by 25-30mm, depending on spec and engine. The new …

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Fastest GTI ever: Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR price and specification

The fastest Volkswagen Golf GTI to date will arrive in Australian showrooms in July priced from $51,490 plus on-road costs. Celebrating Volkswagen’s success in Touring Car Racing, the Golf GTI TCR is the latest in the line of GTI special editions that began with the GTI Pirelli (Mark 5), through …

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2020 Volkswagen Mk8 Golf GTI fully unveiled

Volkswagen has finally taken the wraps off its highly anticipated 2020 Mk8 Golf GTI, ahead of its world debut at the Geneva Auto Show. Along with a series of official photos, VW has also confirmed the car’s drivetrain specs and details which were previously leaked. Featuring the fourth iteration of …

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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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Volkswagen teases Mk8 Golf GTI ahead of Geneva Show debut

Volkswagen has released a teaser sketch of the Mk8 Golf GTI’s front end ahead of its confirmed world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show in March. One of the most popular models of the range, the new Golf GTI continues to feature its almost heritage listed design cues like the …

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Volkswagen unveils new Tayron X coupé SUV, but there’s a catch

Meet the sexiest Volkswagen SUV that you can’t buy, the new Tayron X. Yes, it’s a China-only model. Previewed by the thinly-disguised SUV Coupe concept last year at the Shanghai Auto Show, the Tayron X is a joint-venture product with Chinese company FAW, whom are producing the SUV locally. Like …

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Say hello to the all-electric VW e-performance Golf R from the future

Yes, Volkswagen says it is “an ambassador for future performance vehicles for VW R.” The company recently introduced the e-performance Golf R concept – also known as the eR1 – at the Ice Race GP in Zell, Austria, where it drifted silently around the snow-covered track. Volkswagen hasn’t released any …

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SPY: 2020 Volkswagen Golf GTI reveals its rear end

One of the most important models in Volkswagen’s lineup has revealed itself online ahead of its official debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March. Posted on Wilcoblok’s Instagram account, the photo shows the Mk8 Golf GTI’s rear end in full. As expected, it features a chunkier rear spoiler, slightly …

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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 T-Cross price and specification

Volkswagen’s T-Cross enters showrooms in April priced from $27,990 – the brand’s most affordable ever SUV and the first German entrant in its segment. The T-Cross represents both the entry point and the completion of Volkswagen’s SUV range, which now runs from this urban oriented model through the T-Roc, Tiguan, Tiguan …

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Volkswagen T-Roc price and specification

Volkswagen’s T-Roc SUV can be pre-ordered online from Thursday morning ahead of its showroom arrival in Australia in April. Priced from $40,490 Volkswagen’s T-Roc 140 TSI Sport is joined in the online pre-order offer by the T-Roc X Special Edition priced at $42,990. The T-Roc 140TSI Sport will slot below the Tiguan in Volkswagen’s expanding SUV …

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2020 Volkswagen Golf Mk8 revealed

Update: This post have been updated with full official details of the 2020 Volkswagen Golf.  The Mk8 Volkswagen Golf has been fully unmasked ahead of the car’s official debut in Germany tomorrow. Published by Motor Elpais, the leaked images revealed the highly anticipated model in full and confirmed the undisguised …

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