Tag: VW Golf R

Viper Green Was America’s Most Popular Spektrum Color For 2019 VW Golf R

VW of America sent off the Mk7-based Golf R with a special option that allowed customers to choose from 40 custom colors. Only available for the 2019 model year, the final of the previous-generation Golf R in the U.S., the Volkswagen Spektrum Program proved to be a success, despite an MSRP of $2,500 for each […]

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VW Builds Last Mk7 Golf R Estate As Zwickau Becomes EV-Only Plant

Volkswagen’s Zwickau plant in eastern Germany has produced its last-ever combustion engine vehicle, a Golf R Estate. Built for a German customer, the seventh-generation Golf R Estate in Oryx White Pearl Effect becomes the last of a total of 6,049,207 Volkswagen Polo, Golf, Golf Estate, Passat Saloon and Passat Estate vehicles built since the Zwickau […]

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Volkswagen Will Turn ‘R’ Division Into A Performance EV Brand, Says Exec

Volkswagen isn’t shy of its future EV plans but now there’s a new report saying that the German carmaker will include turning the ‘R’ brand into an electric performance brand. Speaking to Top Gear, VW Group board member Jürgen Stackmann that future ‘R’ models will not only be exciting cars but will also go electric. […]

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2021 VW Golf R Says No To Electrification, Will Be “A Real Driving Machine”

With the all-new Golf GTI, GTD And GTE petrol, diesel and plug-in hybrid hot hatches unveiled, Volkswagen can now concentrate its efforts on bringing the 2021 Golf R to the market. The company’s hottest hatchback will be a proper driver’s car, according to the R division’s chief, Jost Capito. He confirmed to MotorTrend that the […]

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