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  1. Volkswagen reveals ID Buzz Kombi concept in Detroit | videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 9 | The Mercury

    ... can accelerate from zero to 97km/h in 5.0 seconds - a sniff under the same time it takes a petrol-burning Volkswagen Golf R to get from standstill to 100km/h. Under the floor of the ID Buzz is an 111kWh lithium ion battery which will propel the ...


  2. Nope, There Will Not Be a Civic Type R with a CVTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 6 | Car & Driver

    ... the Civic Si won't get a CVT, either. While an automatic Type R could do battle against the DSG-equipped Volkswagen Golf R (and potentially a Ford Focus RS automatic), a CVT would do nothing for the credibility of Honda's most anticipated, hard-core ...


  3. Can a 320hp Civic help Honda set a new record on the Nurburgring?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Digital Trends

    ... ption is correct, it will arrive in showrooms in time for the 2019 model year. Its main rivals will be the Volkswagen Golf R, the Subaru WRX STI, and the Ford Focus RS, three pocket rockets that come standard with all-wheel drive.


  4. A closer look at Honda's fabled Type R performance models - RoadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 2 | CNET

    One of the biggest stars of this young auto show season has been the new Honda Civic Type R Prototype , which promises at least 300 horsepower and a six-speed manual transmission in production form. While rivals such as the Ford Focus RS , Subaru WRX STI and Volkswagen Golf R all work with all-wheel drive, the CTR will continue to go its own way with a front-wheel-drive layout.


  5. More power and torque for 2018 Volkswagen Golf RRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | BenzConnection

    Volkswagen in November provided an early look at an updated version of its seventh-generation Golf . Among the changes in store for the popular hatch is a refreshed exterior, a more advanced infotainment, a new dual-clutch transmission system and, in some models, extra power.


  6. Top 5 concept cars of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 25 | Bangkok Post

    ... . Will it be made: Yes, but with roadworthy apparel and slightly less power to rival the Ford Focus RS and Volkswagen Golf R under Hyundai's new N-Performance series model line-up.


  7. 2017 Volkswagen Golf R gets more powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 23 | Bangkok Post

    It's not just for the sake of competition but also for Volkswagen's own game. After revealing the facelifted Golf last month in regular and GTI forms, the Wolfsburg lads have now unveiled the R variant.


  8. Volkswagen Golf R facelift - new looks, more powerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 23 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    With the new Volkswagen Golf now out in the open, the German automaker's next step is to introduce the potent Golf R models , which did not make it in time for the November reveal. As expected, the R acquires the same styling tweaks as the rest of the line-up, so the new bumpers and headlamps similar to those on the R-Line are all here.


  9. 2016 Volkswagen Golf R: Learning on the FlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Automobile Magazine

    Brake, brake, brake, brake, brake," was Instructor Dan's constant refrain during my maiden hot laps in the four seasons 2016 Volkswagen Golf R around Buttonwillow Raceway in Southern California. But it wasn't long before I'd hear less of his barking about braking and more of his encouragement to push my limits.


  10. 2016 Ford Focus RS: It's Good to Feel Young AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | SooToday

    ... their belief that this might be too much for a Ford Focus no matter how fast it is. After all, the Volkswagen Golf R costs just $39,995 and performs almost as well as the Focus RS. An $8k premium is definitely a hard pill to swallow for the RS but ...


  11. Dashcam Video Is A Painful Reminder Why You Shouldn't Lend Your Car To 'Friends'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | Jalopnik

    ... there has to be some level of trust and respect. Those are two things that seem to have been gone when a Volkswagen Golf R owner let two of his friends borrow his car, along with the lining to his clutch and an undamaged bumper. Being a car ...


  12. Ford Focus RS 2016 review | road testRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Mercury

    ... suspension). Don't even think of comparing the Focus RS to something like a Hyundai Veloster Turbo , the Volkswagen Golf R is the RS's true rival although the VW 's more sedate looks don't make it obvious. The RS's insides are almost identical to a ...


  13. Spied: Did You Miss November's Best Spy Shots? No Worries, We've Got Them All HereRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | AutoSpies

    ... see. - Refreshed Porsche 911 GT3 - All-new Mercedes-AMG C63 Black Series - All-new ALPINA B5 - All-new Volkswagen Golf R wagon - All-new Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 - Refreshed Mercedes-Benz S-Class **For the FULL collection of spy shots click "Read ...


  14. 2017 Volkswagen Golf R: Der Uber GolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Car and Driver

    Overview: The R is the chief of a sprawling Volkswagen Golf tribe, joining most of its family members on Car and Driver 's 10Best Cars list, and is the hottest Golf ever to prowl U.S. roads. The Golf R gives VW hot-hatchback parity with the Ford Focus RS and a formidable weapon against the soon-to-arrive Honda Civic Type R .


  15. #LAAutoShow: First, The Type R, Now, The Honda Civic Si - Concept Rolls Out In RED At #LAASRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | AutoSpies

    ... Because the Type R is going to fetch a pretty penny. Just look at the going rate for the Ford Focus RS, Volkswagen Golf R and Subaru WRX STI. You're talking about, give or take, $40,000. The Si, on the other hand will go for probably ...


  16. That's a spicy Sentra: Nissan gives its mass-market car the NISMO treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Ars Technica

    ... for better on-center feel and more feedback. Despite the NISMO name, don't expect Ford Focus RS or Volkswagen Golf R levels of performance. Under the hood is the same 1.6L four-cylinder direct-injection gasoline engine found in the Sentra SR Turbo, ...


  17. Rubber Match: Ford Focus RS Tested with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 TiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Car & Driver

    We have long admired RS Focuses from across the oceans , and now the formerly unattainable icon of Ford Performance is finally on our shores. In our hands, the new RS already has dominated a comparison test held in Europe against the Subaru WRX STI and Volkswagen Golf R and tackled the 24 turns of Virginia International Raceway in our annual Lightning Lap .


  18. The Honda Civic Type R is the most unapologetic hot hatch on saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | This Is Money

    ... that can offer a similarly track-focused experience - the rear-wheel drive BMW M135i, the four-wheel-drive Volkswagen Golf R and Ford Focus RS, and the all-but-defunct Renaultsport Megane 275 Trophy - but there's something raw-edged and raspy about ...


  19. Ford Focus RS video road testRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | BenzConnection

    ... to drift its way completely into our hearts. But does it? Was it worth the wait? Is it better than the Volkswagen Golf R or the Subaru WRX STI? Right up front, the Focus RS looks like it just dropped out of the latest Fast & Furious movie. ...


  20. Honda unveils super-hot Civic Type R prototypeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | USA Today

    ... rovide new competition in this country for compact rockets including the Ford Focus RS, Subaru WRX STI and Volkswagen Golf R.