Tag: VW Golf

2022 VW Golf R Arrives In The U.S. With 315 HP And A Manual Gearbox From $44,640

Full U.S. details for the 2022 VW Golf R have been announced at the Chicago Auto Show, including its price. Unveiled for overseas markets a number of months ago, the U.S.-spec Mk8 Golf R features a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder direct-injection engine pumping out 315 hp and 295 lb-ft of torque with the DSG transmission or […]

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We Drive The 2022 VW Golf GTI Mk8 And 2021 Golf GTI Mk7 Back-To-Back To See What’s New

Like it or not, hatchbacks are a dying breed in America as consumers have embraced crossovers with a cult-like fervor. One of the biggest blows came in January when Volkswagen announced the standard Golf was being dropped after nearly five decades. However, it wasn’t all bad news as the company confirmed the redesigned performance Golf […]

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VW’s Golf GTE Skylight Wörthersee Concept Has Hologram Tech And 3,110 Watts Of Sound Power

Every year, Volkswagen prepares a series of interesting GTI-based concept cars built by their apprentices for the Lake Wörthersee Festival in Austria. While this year’s event was affected by the coronavirus, that didn’t stop the automaker from presenting the Golf GTE Skylight concept car at their own factory. Similar to last year’s previous-gen GTE HyRace, […]

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Civic Type R Vs. Golf GTI Clubsport vs Megane RS Trophy: Which Is The Fastest Hot Hatch?

The VW Golf GTI Clubsport, Renault Megane R.S. Trophy and Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition are three very impressive front-wheel drive hot hatches and when lined up alongside each other on a wet runway, are very evenly matched. Of the trio, the Renault has the smallest engine in the form of a 1.8-liter turbocharged […]

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VW Golf R And Mercedes-AMG A45 S Engage In A Drift Battle

The Mercedes-AMG A45 S and VW Golf R are two of the most potent hot hatches on the market and Rory Reid from AutoTrader recently had the opportunity to put the duo through their paces on a racetrack. While many other hot hatches on the market continue to stick with the tried and tested front-wheel […]

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