In 2002, Volkswagen stuffed a narrow-angle V6 into an engine bay and added 4MOTION all-wheel drive to create the ultimate performance Golf. Fast-forward to today, and the 2018 Golf R was awarded the Best Performance – Sports Car in Canada by the Automobile Journalists Association of Canada. We can understand why.
The first Volkswagen Golf GTI was released to the motoring public in 1976. Forty-two years later, more than 2 million of these iconic three- and five-door hatchbacks have been built and driven by motoring enthusiasts around the world. Here’s our take on VW’s 2018 model.
Volkswagen is going to be producing a road-going version of the 350 hp Golf GTI TCR race car. The street legal Golf GTI TCR will have 290 hp and will send all of that power to the front wheels.
At TrackWorthy, we love all TrackWorthy cars, from attainable to aspirational. Magnificent and impressive as they are, Lamborghinis, McLarens, Porsches and Ferraris do not comprise the entire TrackWorthy universe. In this article and video, we review one of our long-term test cars, the more attainable Volkswagen Golf GTI.
The new completely redesigned sixth-generation Polo was revealed in Berlin. It has a new design, more room, more efficient engines, and will be offered in a GTI version with 197 hp.
The Volkswagen Golf R, the most powerful Golf model ever to be sold in the North American market, is equipped with an EA888 four-cylinder turbocharged and direct-injection TSI 2.0-liter engine that produces 292 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque (achieved using premium fuel). The Golf R is available with either a six-speed manual transmission or—new for 2018 and exclusive to Golf R—a seven-speed DSG dual clutch automatic.
World Premiere of Limited Edition VW Golf GTI Clubsport SView Post
The new Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR has the seal of quality in its name: 40 years after the launch of the first Golf GTI, the customer sports version also possesses the acronym that, since 1976, has been synonymous with the Wolfsburg-based car maker’s sporting character, powerful engines and maximum performance. Since it was first unveiled… Read more…