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    Review: 2012 Volkswagen Golf R [w/video]

    Boiled Down, But Still Delectable It is nearly impossible to avoid reminiscing about the 1983 Volkswagen GTI while driving the 2012 Volkswagen Golf R. As you may recall, "the original hot hatch" arrived on our shores seemingly eons ago with a naturally aspirated 1.8-liter four spitting out just ...

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    Video: Nothing says "Chip Foose" like... Volkswagen?

    To help tell the story of the 256-horsepower 2012 Golf R, Volkswagen has enlisted aid from an unexpected quarter: hot rodder and kandy-kolored-tangerine-flake-inclined Chip Foose. Turns out that Mr. Overhaulin' owned a 1985 Golf GTI and thought the world of it, and he engages in a couple minutes ...

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    Exclusive: Volkswagen R cars' future is diesel, AWD; light weight trumps hybrids

    The Volkswagen R performance sub-brand isn't just a niche cog in the massive machine known as the Volkswagen Auto Group. If R GmbH's heads are to be believed, it's an instrumental component of the German automaker's push to offer something for everyone. And after speaking with the two men ...

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    Official: 256-hp Volkswagen Golf R priced from $33,990*

    Volkswagen has finally released official U.S. pricing and specs on the 2012 Golf R. The meanest hatch in the company's stable will set you back $33,990 (*plus destination). That's a sizeable chunk of change, to be sure, but it will net you the most powerful Golf production engine to be sold in ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Volkswagen Golf R

    A Hotter GTI Is Hatched

    2012 Volkswagen Golf R - Click above for high-res image gallery
    We're slumming through traffic in downtown Geneva, Switzerland, making our way towards the French border where we're about to spend a few hours flogging the 2012 Volkswagen Golf R along the twisty, narrow ...

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    2012 Volkswagen Golf R loses power and choice of tranny on way to U.S.

    Volkswagen Golf R – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As part of its 2011 Geneva Motor Show festivities, Volkswagen is letting us loose behind the wheel of its range-topping Golf R, set to arrive in United States as a 2012 model. Production of the Stadeside-spec car begins at the ...


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