VW Golf MK2 GTI VS Ford Escort MK4 RS Turbo

In this rivalry, we compare two C-Segment hot hatches from the 80s - the VW Golf MK2 GTI and the Ford Escort MK4 RS Turbo. The first one was the segment leader - the mighty Golf GTI - while the second one was the most powerful version of its stronger competitor - the Ford Escort RS Turbo.So lets start with a design battle before we move on to their specifications. Exterior ...

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Volkswagen taking orders for the Golf GTI TCR

Volkswagen announced the price and availability of the Golf GTI TCR which, as expected, retains the looks and the performance figures of the concert car presented at the 2018 Wörthersee GTI event in Austria. The special edition which is inspired by the two-time championship winning Golf TCR racecar, is only available in Europe at the moment with a price tag of 38,950 euros (61,831 aud) in Germany.The 2.0 liter TSI engine ...

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Satty –
VW Golf II Rallye G60

Owner: Satty Car: VW Golf II Rallye G60 Instagram: @m.r.b.l.u.e City: - Country: United Kingdom Golf Rallye G60. 1 of 5000 hand built for homologation.Syncro (4 wheel drive) and supercharged 1.8 litre which produced 160bhp from the factory and boost is instant.Engines were a 1H 1763cc with bigger cylinder head bolts compared to the regular G60 PG 1781c engine found in the Corrado and Golf G60's.This one is closer to the 200bhp with light cylinder head ...

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Greg –
VW Golf VII R (facelift)

Owner: Greg Car: VW Golf VII R (facelift) Instagram: @vw_ghost_r City: Vancouver, Columbia Country: CanadaPurchased new in January 2018 from Maple Ridge VW in BC Canada.ModificationsMSS Spring Street Kit APR Turbo Inlet Pipe APR Turbo Muffler Delete Neuspeed Flowform 18" RSe10 Black Wheels Rallyarmor Urethane mud flaps Graphix Unlimited Custom Racing StripeSome plans are another set of Neuspeed RSE10 19" wheels for a summer set, and a full air intake kit and eventually an ...

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APR VW Golf R “RLMS” unveiled at SEMA

American tuning company APR that specialized in Volkswagen, Audi, Seat, Skoda and Porsche models, unveiled the APR VW Golf R "RLMS" concept car at  SEMA 2018 in Las Vegas.The one-off hot hatch features significant visual and mechanical modifications inspired by the tuner's racing background, and is based on the Volkswagen Golf VII R (facelift).The APR VW Golf R "RLMS" is fitted with the APR Stage III+ engine build with a twin scroll Borg ...

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VW Golf IV R32 VS Alfa Romeo 147 GTA

The Volkswagen Golf IV R32 (2002) and the Alfa Romeo 147 GTA (2003) were the only V6 powered hot hatches in the 00's and two of the most powerful hatchbacks at the time of their launch. Both cars had a displacement of 3.2 liters and similar horsepower figures, however the Volkswagen transferred the power to all four wheels while the Alfa Romeo was front wheel drive.So let us move on ...

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