It's a pricey upgrade over the already excellent GTI, but the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R packs the power and all-wheel drive performance to rival Subaru's WRX STI.
Producers of the iconic Beetle, the Wolfsburg, Germany based Volkswagen is the volume selling marque of the Volkswagen Group. Notable VW models include the Golf, Jetta and Passat.
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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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.
Five doors and 300 horsepower is a good mix for those who want their practicality with a strong dose of performance.
Brian Cooley drives one of the most durable brands for compact, affordable cars and checks the tech.
$40k for this Golf isn't all that crazy.
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Brian Cooley drives the new 2015 VW Golf R and offers up his take on the ride.
The new and improved Golf R has more power and performance and, in our opinion, looks quite dashing in blue.