The Volkswagen Golf R represents the most potent of the Golf range. Offering the brand’s sportiest and most emotionally stirring driving experience, and perhaps motivating generations of hatchback aficionados as well as other car makers to follow suite.
The R32, which was introduced more than 20 years ago and had a 3.2-litre naturally aspirated version of Volkswagen’s distinctive VR6 engine, is where the Golf R’s genealogy begins. Additionally, the R32 was also the first Volkswagen to come with a dual-clutch gearbox. The R torch was later carried on by the Mk 6 and the Mk 7.(more…)