Meet the 310-hp Volkswagen Golf R.

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With a dual-clutch gearbox, it'll hit 62 mph from rest in 4.6 seconds.

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A stick shift gets it there in 5.1 seconds.

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The front and rear of the Golf have been given a refresh, so it looks a little sharper than the pre-facelift model.

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Inside, the Golf R gets a new infotainment system and a digital instrument cluster. It's standard on higher model cars, and an option on the lower end.

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Unlike the Golf GTI, the Golf R gets all-wheel drive.

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That gives the car a ton of grip.

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Even though it's super quick, it's still as practical as a regular Golf.

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So you can still put people and all of their stuff in there without worrying.

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It's a fantastic all rounder.

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