2017VolkswagenGolf R

VW Golf R

Volkswagen hired a photographer to come shoot the handful of journalists that it brought to drive the 2015 Golf R at Buttonwillow Raceway north of Los Angeles. This fact, though unremarkable in and of itself, was something I hadn't noticed until I was well into my track time – probably ten…


Driving nearly every VW Golf: Base, GTI, R, Alltrack — here's what we learned

Every Golf is good, some are better than others

Even the base one is quite engaging.
Volkswagen Golf match play: Golf R vs. GTI

A comparison of two like-minded Volkswagens.

A comparison of two like-minded Volkswagens.
EPA beats Honda to revealing Civic Type R's mpg: 22/28/25

So, how does that compare with its most obvious rivals?
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Top Gear drag races VW Golf R against McLaren 675LT and Porsche 911

Top Gear finds out how three very different performance cars finish in a drag race by challenging a VW Golf R, Porsche 911 Carrera GTS, and McLaren 675LT.Top Gear finds out how three very different performance cars finish in a drag race by challenging a VW Golf R, Porsche 911 Carrera GTS, and McLaren 675LT.
Driving nearly every VW Golf: Base, GTI, R, Alltrack — here's what we learned
We drove the base Golf, Golf Alltrack, GTI and Golf R back-to-back-to-back with both manual and automatic transmissions. Here's what we learned.
2015 Volkswagen Golf R [w/video]
We test the newest iteration of Volkwagen's hottest hatch, the velcro-like 2015 Golf R.
2015 Volkswagen Golf R
We drift around a frozen lake in Arvidsjaur, Sweden in the hot new 2015 Volkswagen Golf R.

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