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Stories about: Volkswagen Golf R

This Dyno Race Is Like a Great Detective Story, Trying To Figure Out Who Did It
This Dyno Race Is Like a Great Detective Story, Trying To Figure Out Who Did It

3 Feb 2023, 20:58 UTC · By: Codrin Spiridon / Just like out of a great murder-mystery novel or movie, this dyno race pits four great cars against their original spec sheet information to see who's lying

 
Ford Mustang vs BMW M240i vs Audi RS 3 vs Volkswagen Golf R Drag Race Is Anyone’s Guess
Ford Mustang vs BMW M240i vs Audi RS 3 vs Volkswagen Golf R Drag Race Is Anyone’s Guess

12 Jan 2023, 14:32 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / The Mustang GT C/S certainly is the most exciting of the bunch thanks to its naturally-aspirated V8 engine, but it's not the fastest in the quarter mile

 
Police Caught a Golf R Doing 174 MPH, but Wait, Can This Volkswagen Even Go That Fast?
Police Caught a Golf R Doing 174 MPH, but Wait, Can This Volkswagen Even Go That Fast?

23 Nov 2022, 16:38 UTC · By: Marius Visan / The driver has been charged after he was caught driving over 174 mph in Mittagong, Australia. Law enforcement officers immediately withheld his driving license

 
Driven: 2022 Volkswagen Golf R 2.0T – Fun Needlessly Complicated
Driven: 2022 Volkswagen Golf R 2.0T – Fun Needlessly Complicated

20 Nov 2022, 09:42 UTC · By: Matt DeLorenzo / The 2022 Volkswagen Golf R 2.0T comes with a timeless design, upgraded the all-wheel drive system, and a more powerful engine under the hood

 
Volkswagen Recalls Certain 2016 Golf R Vehicles Over Software Issue
Volkswagen Recalls Certain 2016 Golf R Vehicles Over Software Issue

15 Nov 2022, 17:49 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / A grand total of five examples of the 2016 model year Volkswagen Golf R are in for a body control module software update

 
2023 Honda Civic Type R Races FK8 CTR, Ford Focus RS, and VW Golf R, Mixed Results Ensue
2023 Honda Civic Type R Races FK8 CTR, Ford Focus RS, and VW Golf R, Mixed Results Ensue

15 Nov 2022, 16:51 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / It's not quicker than the Focus RS and Mk. 8 Golf R from a dig, but from a roll, the FL5 surely is. Also from a roll, the previous FK8 is quicker than the FL5

 
2022 Hyundai Veloster N Races 2022 VW Golf R, It's Not Even Close
2022 Hyundai Veloster N Races 2022 VW Golf R, It's Not Even Close

21 Oct 2022, 20:10 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Had it been matched against the Golf GTI rather than the Golf R, the front-wheel-driven Veloster N may have had a chance

 
VW Golf R Grows Whiskers, Does That Mean It's Better at Hunting Hot Hatchbacks?
VW Golf R Grows Whiskers, Does That Mean It's Better at Hunting Hot Hatchbacks?

7 Oct 2022, 09:36 UTC · By: Cristian Gnaticov / Some say that due to those side canards, we might be looking at a more agile version of the Volkswagen Golf R. Do you agree?

 
Volkswagen Golf R and Golf GTI Recalled Due to Production Oversight
Volkswagen Golf R and Golf GTI Recalled Due to Production Oversight

29 Sep 2022, 23:43 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / As if the German automaker from Wolfsburg didn't have enough quality-related issues, VW has admitted to not affixing the radiator properly in 8,038 hot hatches

 
2023 Toyota GR Corolla Drag Races VW Golf R, Subaru WRX STI Joins in on the Fun
2023 Toyota GR Corolla Drag Races VW Golf R, Subaru WRX STI Joins in on the Fun

14 Sep 2022, 13:17 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Although it's supremely fun in the twisties, the 2023 model year Toyota GR Corolla is barely faster than the Subaru WRX STI in the quarter mile

 
Volkswagen Golf R 20th Anniversary Edition Coming to North America Priced From $44,940
Volkswagen Golf R 20th Anniversary Edition Coming to North America Priced From $44,940

1 Sep 2022, 13:53 UTC · By: Sergiu Tudose / The Volkswagen Golf R 20th Anniversary Edition will cost you $44,940 if you want a manual gearbox, or $45,740 if you’d rather have the automatic

 
Watch Unbreakable Volkswagen Golf R Driving With a Crushed Roof as if Nothing Happened
Watch Unbreakable Volkswagen Golf R Driving With a Crushed Roof as if Nothing Happened

19 Aug 2022, 09:14 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / A badly damaged Volkswagen Golf R was caught on camera while roaming the streets with a sagged roof, probably caused by a falling tree

 
Volkswagen Recalls 2022 Golf R and Golf GTI Due to Overly Sensitive Touch Switch
Volkswagen Recalls 2022 Golf R and Golf GTI Due to Overly Sensitive Touch Switch

8 Aug 2022, 11:44 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / As if the engine cover recall wasn't bad enough for the all-new Golf R and GTI, both of them are called back once again for an even stranger issue

 
2022 Hyundai Elantra N DCT Drag Races Old VW Golf R, Prepare To Be Surprised
2022 Hyundai Elantra N DCT Drag Races Old VW Golf R, Prepare To Be Surprised

27 Jun 2022, 12:19 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Even though it's down on power compared to the Mk 7.5 Golf R, the Elantra N with the N DCT is no pushover in the 1/4-mile

 
2022 VW Golf R 20 Years Edition Launched in Germany, Costs More Than a New BMW 5 Series
2022 VW Golf R 20 Years Edition Launched in Germany, Costs More Than a New BMW 5 Series

2 Jun 2022, 10:47 UTC · By: Cristian Gnaticov / Celebrating the Golf R's 20th anniversary, the special edition model is also pricier than the more powerful Mercedes-AMG A 45

 
Volkswagen Golf R 20 Years: Most Powerful Golf Ever Will Make Your Neighbors Hate You
Volkswagen Golf R 20 Years: Most Powerful Golf Ever Will Make Your Neighbors Hate You

25 May 2022, 12:17 UTC · By: Cristian Gnaticov / Sporting a few upgrades over the regular Golf R, and being punchier altogether, the 2022 VW Golf R 20 Years Edition will be offered until mid-2023

 
Volkswagen Golf R: VW's Defiant Competitor to the Toyota GR Corolla
Volkswagen Golf R: VW's Defiant Competitor to the Toyota GR Corolla

23 Apr 2022, 05:48 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / Meet the all-new Golf R. Think of it like the GTI we know and love with a little extra spice everywhere it counts. Watch your back, GR Corolla

 
Volkswagen Golf R Faces Toyota GR Yaris on the Track, It's Tighter Than You Think
Volkswagen Golf R Faces Toyota GR Yaris on the Track, It's Tighter Than You Think

20 Apr 2022, 20:27 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / While the Golf R is more suited for a battle with a Toyota GR Corolla, the latter is yet unavailable, so a GR Yaris will have to do. And it does with pride

 
VW Recalls Golf GTI and Golf R Because the Engine Cover May Come Loose and Melt
VW Recalls Golf GTI and Golf R Because the Engine Cover May Come Loose and Melt

24 Mar 2022, 15:11 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / If you own a late-model Volkswagen Golf GTI or R built before February 2022, remove the engine cover as soon as possible

 
2022 VW Golf R Gets $2,500 Cat-Back Exhaust, Owner Asks If It's Worth It
2022 VW Golf R Gets $2,500 Cat-Back Exhaust, Owner Asks If It's Worth It

5 Mar 2022, 23:58 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Spending $2,500 on an exhaust system may seem steep, but you get to have one made by a specialist company that ensures a perfect fit. This is the difference