The Golf R is Volkswagen's embodiment of ultimate hatchback performance, and 2015 marks some significant improvements. More power, more torque and less weight -- what's not to like? Join us on our first drive to find out.
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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Volkswagen's concept hot hatchback combines haptic feedback touchscreens with touchless gesture controls.
The new and improved Golf R has more power and performance and, in our opinion, looks quite dashing in blue.
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.
As the most powerful model based on the seventh generation of the Golf platform, the latest Golf R is worth getting excited about.
With its excellent handling, the Golf R is a blast to drive over a winding road, yet can hold its own for the boring, day-to-day activities.
After years of neglect, VW finally brought the Golf R back to U.S. shores, but was it worth the wait. CNET's Brian Cooley takes a ride in the 2012 VW Golf R.