Volkswagen Golf VIII R officially unveiled

Press Release:Volkswagen introduces the 2022 Golf R, the most powerful production Golf of all timeLatest Golf R is the most powerful and fastest version of the brand’s performance halo 2.0-liter turbocharged engine now makes 315 horsepower, 27 more than previous generation Golf R now features torque vectoring 4Motion® all-wheel-drive system and larger brakes Herndon, VA — Volkswagen unveiled the latest generation of the brand’s performance halo, the new Golf R, today. This car ...

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Manhart RS 450 based on the VW Golf VII R

German tuner Manhart launched the RS 450 which is an upgraded version of the Volkswagen Golf VII R (facelift).Under the bonnet, the four-cylinder 2.0 TSI engine now produces 450 hp / 331 kW (+140 hp / 103 kW) and 500 Nm (+100 Nm) of torque bringing the Golf  R on par with the most powerful hot hatches on sale. To achieve those numbers, Manhart installed a larger turbocharger, re-mapped the ECU and used a ...

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VW Golf GTI Aurora and Golf Estate FighteR showcased at 2019 Wörthersee

Volkswagen launched two prototypes of tuned Golfs built by their apprentices at the 38th GTI gathering in Wörthersee, the Golf GTI Aurora from Wolfsburg and the Golf Estate FighteR from Zwickau.Starting with the VW Golf GTI Aurora, it is fitted with a 2.0 TSI engine producing 279 kW / 380 hp, which is trasferred to the front wheels through a 7-speed DSG gearbox.Visually, the GTI Aurora is distinguished by the graphics combining Nardo ...

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VW Australia announces pricing for Golf GTI and Golf R MY19

The new model year brings a few updates on the standard equipment and the pricing of the Golf GTI and the Golf R models.The Golf GTI MY2019 will start from $45,490 (plus on-road costs) with deliveries starting from October 2018.As we previously mentioned, the Golf GTI Performance Edition replaced the standard GTI for the 2019 model year, benefiting from the more powerful 2.0 litre TSI engine with 180kw of power and 370Nm of torque (instead of ...

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