Still disappointed that Volkswagen has apparently canned the Golf R400? Well, this European tuner thinks its has the answer. O.CT Tuning has turned its attention… Read more →
We considered using a headline describing the incredible exhaust note of the 400 hp (298 kW) Volkswagen Golf R 400 as it’s being loaded onto… Read more →
I blame the cities of Stuttgart, Upington and Wolfsburg (in that order) for the way I felt after driving the new Volkswagn Golf R in Port Elizabeth last week. Like a kid opening an ice-cream wrapper only to find that someone had already taken a bite out of the delicious product inside, I couldn’t help but feel just a little short changed by the experience.
Volkswagen AG has released this video of the forthcoming 221 kW/380 N.m all-wheel drive Golf R ahead of its official Frankfurt unveiling. For this promotional… Read more →
Volkswagen has truly thrown a curve ball at the local hot hatch market with this R duo – the Scirocco R and Golf R. Both cars have been the subject of bar-buddy debate and braai banter. They’ve got the same engine pushing out similar outputs, so what really set the two apart are the details.
After spending a day swapping between the Scirocco R and the Golf R, I am ready to sign my order form…
Volkswagen chose Kyalami racing circuit to launch the long-awaited Golf R – its 188 kW/350 N.m halo hot hatch – to the South African media. Fortunately we had the early morning session, so, not only was the air cool, but we were the first journalists to put the cars through its paces round the track…