It's been a while since I've been excited about any variation of VW's Golf, but the latest Golf R revealed at the 2013 International Motor Show in Frankfurt has captured my attention.
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For $289.99, we expect all presets to function well and as only half of them do, the Sharp isn't a good value.
This year's models deliver minor tweaks over last year's.
The 2013 Volvo C30 T5 R-Design is a fun and stylish little hatchback in its own right, but the performance, tech, and value of this Polestar limited edition all fall short of the competition.
The 2012 Volkswagen Golf R is a blast to drive on curvy roads, but can also handle the everyday routine, offering solid, if not cutting-edge, cabin tech features.
The car that VW brought back from the dead.
The 2012 Volvo C30 R-Design, enhanced by the Polestar power upgrade, offers excellent driving performance. Solid cabin electronics are marred by a confused interface.
The much-improved 2012 Dodge Charger R/T offers a good blend of power and cabin technology, but could use a bit more refinement where efficiency and ease of use are concerned.
CNET's Antuan Goodwin gives us his take on the all new Volkswagen Golf-R at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. Although not entirely new on the outside, inside the Golf-R runs on VW's latest engine technology and the 4Motion system for braking.
The 2012 Porsche Cayman R is an excellent car for fast driving on winding roads, but in daily use it can prove a little uncomfortable.