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Spy Shots
VW Golf R Wagon looks intriguing and unattainable in new spy photos

It may be disguised as an Alltrack, but don't be fooled

ETC
Report
VW Golf R Plus with 394 hp rumored to top Golf performance lineup

Would be production version of the 2014 Golf R 400 concept

Spy Shots
Next-generation VW Golf R spotted undisguised in the snow

The new AWD hot hatch will be one of few variants to come stateside

Official
VW e-Performance Golf R concept previews R division's future

Hides a version of the ID.R powertrain, likely going racing with ID brand

Podcast
VW Golf R, Ram Power Wagon and Subaru Forester | Autoblog Podcast #591

Plus the BMW M340i, sponges and honey, and a sporty 'Spend My Money'

Plus the BMW M340i, sponges and honey, and a sporty 'Spend My Money'

Official
VW Golf R to go on hiatus after 2019 model year

It will be back, but it's unclear when

SEMA
VW Golf R gets the touring car treatment by APR for SEMA

With 536 horsepower, this widebody Golf R is ready for the track

With 536 horsepower, this widebody Golf R is ready for the track.

Official
U.S.-market 2019 VW Golf R finally gets vivid Spektrum color options

Spektrum adds 40 special hues to choose from

Spektrum adds 40 special hues to choose from.

Report
2020 Volkswagen Golf R will reportedly do 400 hp

It's likely to use the same 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo as the current model

It's likely to use the same 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo as the current model.

Quick Spin
Driving nearly every VW Golf: Base, GTI, R, Alltrack — what we learned

Every Golf is good, some are better than others

Even the base VW Golf is quite engaging.

Buying Guide
Volkswagen Golf match play: Golf R vs. GTI

A comparison of two like-minded Volkswagens.

A comparison of two like-minded Volkswagens.

Open Road
How a 2015 Volkswagen Golf R kick-started my hot hatch life

After two years with my own hot hatch (a 2015 Volkswagen Golf R), I'd like to share some of what I have learned.

Report
VW skimps on power for Americans in the 2018 GTI and Golf R

Once again, the Europeans get all the cool toys.

Look for visual changes to accompany those under the hood.

Podcast
What's big at the Chicago show | Autoblog Podcast #503

We talk Chicago debuts, what we're driving, and buying advice, with some bad jokes thrown in for good measure.

Official
Volkswagen reveals the refreshed 2018 Golf

You'll have to squint to tell it's different.

The new Golf gets more LEDs and bigger screens, and the GTI gets more power.

Spy Shots
Volkswagen Golf R facelift spotted

Changes should extend to the rest of the Golf lineup.

You're looking at a picture of a Golf R Sportwagen, which isn't sold in the US. Sigh.

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