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Report: 2016 Volkswagen Golf R to get manual transmission

Volkswagen recently revealed the hottest Golf since the R32–the all-new 2016 Golf R. When it was launched at the LA Auto Show recently, it came equipped only with Volkswagen’s usual seven-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic. But now, CARandDRIVER received confirmation that the Golf R will come with a manual next year for the 2016 model. But to […]

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Report: The Volkswagen GTI could gain a 10-speed DSG

AutoExpress reports that the Volkswagen GTI could gain a 10-speed DSG automatic, after speaking to a “good authority” source within the company. It would replace the current model’s seven-speed DSG, but the seven-speed will remain for lesser versions of Golf. The 10-speed is being designed for the GTI, the GTD and the Golf R and […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R officially requires $36,595 of your simoleons

Volkswagen sought the open microphone at the 2014 LA Auto Show to announce the pricing details for the 2015 Golf R hatchback. As expected, it’s pretty high, but with the R comes the title as the most potent Golf ever sold on our shores. The base Golf R starts life as a Rabbit five-door and […]

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Volkswagen does the unthinkable, reveals Golf R Wagon for the US…sort of

Volkswagen is sort of doing the unthinkable by bringing a hot new type of Golf R to the US of A, and it’s a wagon estate version. Yup, you read correctly. This is a bit of a shocker because Germany’s automakers tend to tease us with forbidden fruit, a lot of which comes in the […]

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Report: Volkswagen to attempt more R models

Volkswagen may be expanding their R-Line of cars, according to a new report from Australia’s Motoring.com. This doesn’t seem too outlandish considering the fact that performance line branding is an increasingly popular topic, especially among the premium brands. To follow in their footsteps, more mainstream automakers might be offering the same. Some examples include Toyota and […]

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Volkswagen confirms to be bringing three all-new models to Frankfurt this year

Volkswagen confirms to be bringing three all-new models to Frankfurt this year

The 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show is on its way and to help build interest, Volkswagen has confirmed to be bringing three new models to the worldly automotive exposition, with one being the much-anticipated 2014 Volkswagen Golf R. Click here for our original post on the 2014 Volkswagen Golf-R. The other models include an all-electric version […]

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Volkswagen reveals the 2014 Golf R complete with details

Volkswagen revealed its latest Golf R, the performance range topper for the entire Golf lineup, which includes the Golf GTI and GTD, the Golf Variant, and the Golf TDI BlueMotion. Powered by a 2.0L turbocharged four-banger good for 296hp and 280 lb-ft of torque, which is 30 more horses than the last Golf R, the […]

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Report: Volkswagen working on carbon fiber roof option for future performance Golfs

Edmunds.com reports that Volkswagen is looking to give the Golf a bit of a performance boost by reducing some weight. This is apparently going to be accomplished through the use of an all-new carbon-fiber roof option specifically for the performance variants. The roof is said to save around 18-20 pounds and of course, being the […]

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Report: Incoming next-gen Volkswagen Golf R may produce more than 300bhp

AutoExpress.co.uk reportedly learned that the next generation top-spec Volkswagen Golf R—the one to be based on the incoming and current seventh generation Golf—will have more than 300bhp. A Volkswagen insider supposedly said that if anything, the new model will offer at least a 20bhp boost over the outgoing model, which was good for 265bhp. It […]

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Reprot: Volkswagen Golf R to be most powerful regular production Golf ever, with 286hp

AutoCarUK reports that Volkswagen will launch up to seven new variants of this new generation Volkswagen Golf over the next 12 months. The range topper: the all new Golf R, which will don a whopping 286hp. Other performance models of lesser caliber include the ever so famous GTI and the all new diesel version, the […]

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