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.
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.
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.
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Brian Cooley drives one of the most durable brands for compact, affordable cars and checks the tech.
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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.