Volkswagen Golf R News
With 536 horsepower, this widebody Golf R is ready for the track.
Spektrum adds 40 special hues to choose from.
Even the base VW Golf is quite engaging.
After two years with my own hot hatch (a 2015 Volkswagen Golf R), I'd like to share some of what I have learned.
Look for visual changes to accompany those under the hood.
We talk Chicago debuts, what we're driving, and buying advice, with some bad jokes thrown in for good measure.
Volkswagen's pre-order program for the first 500 units of the 2015 Golf R to enter the US was a smashing success. It took less than 11 hours for all of them to be reserved. The only option for prospective customers now is to get on a waiting list or wait for the hot hatch's wider release.
If you want to be the first person on your block with Volkswagen's latest Golf R parked in your garage, you need to clear some time from your schedule on January 8. VW is opening the pre-order books for the first 500 Stateside examples, complete with some nifty accessories.
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 laps deep on a day that would see me run twice that number. In any event, I noticed the intrep