Despite having some critical competitors not solely from Ford and Honda, but in addition from Audi and Mercedes, the Volkswagen Golf R stays a favourite amongst many fans.
And who can blame them, since critiques of the German compact scorching hatch present that the Golf R is among the greatest vehicles within the contested hot-hatch section.
The newest iteration sits consistent with the remainder of the Golf household, which was facelifted final yr, and advantages from the identical visible updates, albeit on a extra aggressive scale, along with some inside modifications.
However, crucial mod lies within the engine compartment, the place the two.Zero-liter four-cylinder turbocharged unit now makes an additional 10PS (10hp) and 20Nm (15lb-ft) of torque. The complete output stands at 310PS (306hp) and 400Nm (295lb-ft) of torque, which interprets right into a naught to 100km/h (62mph) acceleration of four.6sec.
The 2018 VW Golf R significantly appears its greatest with the throttle abused, as within the brief movie posted by AutoTopNL, which exhibits it on the Autobahn, reaching speeds of over 260km/h (162mph), and doing just a few brief acceleration bursts, in between the static pictures.