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    Breaking: VW debuts 503-hp Design Vision GTI at Wörthersee
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    As is the case every year, Volkswagen engineers have built and brought a new toy to their fans at the annual Wörthersee festival in Reifnitz, Austria. Called the Design Vision GTI, this track toy is a Golf that's been widened, lowered and given an injection of twin-turbo V6 steroids. We reported on this uber-fast hatchback concept last week, and now ...

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    Spy Shots: Next-gen Volkswagen Golf R spied while running the 'Ring
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    The launch of a new Volkswagen Golf is never a small thing, and things are already looking up for the subcompact hatchback after it was named 2013 World Car of the Year. While we've already seen the base and GTI versions of the next-generation Golf, now we're getting our first look at the sportier Golf R. Although this prototype wears GTI lettering on ...

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    First Drive: 2013 Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet
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    The Golf VI's Last Hurrah Is Pure Niche This was in the heart of the ultra-chic Côte d'Azur during winter. The car to be tested was the not-for-North America 2013 Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet. Prevailing weather conditions here this time of year are bizarrely pleasant, as though a dome of Swarovski crystal has been placed over the entire region to ...

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    Report: Next Volkswagen Golf R to get 286 horsepower?
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    The seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf hasn't launched in the North America just yet, but we're already setting our sights on the range-topping R model. According to Autocar, the next Golf R will be more powerful than the current version, producing 268 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque, making it the most powerful production Golf ever. Powering the ...

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    Video: Production Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet revealed in video
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    Fans of convertibles might want to take notice of Volkswagen over the coming year or so. In addition to the diesel-powered Beetle TDI Convertible, the new Golf Cabriolet will spawn some exciting variants itself including the GTI Cabrio unveiled earlier this year in Geneva and the more powerful Golf R Cabrio, which VW first showed off in concept form at ...

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    Spy Shots: Next VW Golf R sheds lots of camo, but still looks stealthy
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    We're waiting to see the genuine Mk VII Volkswagen Golf in the steel so that people can decide which side of the fence they're on regarding its design, but we're pretty sure the Golf R will, as usual, improve upon it. A prototype of the hot version of VW's hatch was spotted in a wild camo party dress a few weeks ago, and now the snappers at CarPix have ...

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    Video: Details on next Volkswagen Golf emerge in leaked presentation
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    The Mk VII Volkswagen Golf will be completely known to the world on September 4. And thanks to leaked pages from a document detailing the new Golf's features, we know a little more about it ahead of time. We'd heard before that the Mk VII would be much lighter than the Mk VI, but a graphic that looks like an indication of where high-strength steels are ...

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    Spy Shots: 2014 Volkswagen Golf R prototype makes its first appearance
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    Here we have spy shots of the 2014 Mk7 Volkswagen Golf R, the high-flying variant of the hatchback mainstay that will change the way things are done in the Golf world. Built on Volkswagen's next-generation MQB chassis, officials say the 2014 Golf will be about 150 pounds (68 kg) lighter than the current model. The present Golf R makes 256 horsepower from ...

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    Video: Volkswagen pits Jetta GLI against... a speed talker?
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    Volkswagen is excellent at coming up with loopy, memorable commercials, especially the kind that are best described with the phrase, "You'll just have to see it." Looking in that direction is a set of four ads called Fast vs. Fast, in which the some of the family wares need to prove their speed by lapping a track faster than some unconventional ...

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    Report: Next VW GTI to get 260-hp from 2.0-litre four
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    We've heard that Volkswagen will be turning up the wick on the next-generation GTI, and this newest report is certainly fanning those flames. Autocar now says the 2.0-litre turbo four in Volkswagen's next hot hatch will make all of 260 horsepower, but perhaps more importantly, the front differential will get some new technology to keep all that power from ...