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2014 Volkswagen Golf R prototype makes its first appearance

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Aug 23rd, 2012 at 3:44PM

Here we have spy shots of the 2014 Mk7 Volkswagen Golf R, the high-flying variant of the hatchback mainstay that will change the way things are done in the Golf world. Built on Volkswagen's next-generation MQB chassis, officials say the 2014 Golf will be about 150 pounds lighter than the current model. The present Golf R makes 256 horsepower from its 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, but with 260 horsepower expected in the next GTI, the Golf R will certainly push the bar higher. The question is, how will the bar be pushed? Ulrich Riestenpatt gt. Richter, Executive Director of VW's R... Read More

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