2023 Volkswagen Golf R Review

2023 Volkswagen Golf R review

A well-rounded hot hatch that sets the standard for performance and handling in its segment. Car models are few as manufacturers prioritize utility vehicles and pickup trucks. Nearly a half century has passed since the Golf replaced the legendary Beetle, delivering a much more composed model that’s also routinely updated. … Read more

Hot Hatch: 2017 Volkswagen Golf R

VW Golf R fun, part two. There are certain cars that pass through the Auto Trends test fleet which are memorable. The Volkswagen Golf R is one of them. Compact, bold, and fast are just a few of the descriptors to append to this model. Affordable? Not unless you have … Read more

2016 Volkswagen Golf R Review

2016 Volkswagen Golf R

Few models can match the Golf R’s fun factor. Hot hatchbacks remain prized commodities. And this segment has only become hotter since Volkswagen introduced the current Golf R in 2015. As one of just three small sport models with all-wheel drive — the Subaru WRX STI and the Ford Focus … Read more

Volkswagen Golf R Delivers 256 Horsepower

Finally, Volkswagen introduces a Golf model that offers better performance than the GTI. We say finally because for the last three years rumors of the Golf R’s arrival on North American shores have surfaced several times only to disappear beneath a wave of denials. AWD Golf R Well, the all-wheel-drive … Read more