2013 Volkswagen Golf R Review - VW Forum :: Volkswagen Forum
VW Forum VW Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
» Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   VW Forum :: Volkswagen Forum > VW Forum News & VW News > VW Forum News & VW News

VW Forum News & VW News This section contains VW News, Announcements and VW Forum related News and Announcements. The topics posted in this section appear on the front page. Only Administrators may start new threads/polls in this section.

VwForum.com is the premier Volkswagen Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 12-27-2012, 06:21 PM
Junior Member
Points: 10,070, Level: 67 Points: 10,070, Level: 67 Points: 10,070, Level: 67
Activity: 5% Activity: 5% Activity: 5%
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 219
Default 2013 Volkswagen Golf R Review



Quote:
Performance for a price
by Mark Atkinson

I love the way the Volkswagen Golf R sounds when you’re just pushing it. The whoosh of the turbo masking the slightly buzzy engine, while letting off quickly brings a hint of popping fuel on the overrun. It’s one of the surprising things I discovered during the week with Volkswagen’s newest halo performance car.

A RARE V-DUB AND LOOKS IT

Halo car? Generally that term is reserved for six-figure supercars with uncountable horses underhood, but in the case of the Golf R, the idea fits. Production for North America is extremely limited; Canada sold out of its 500 allotted units within a few hours of being put on sale, while the United States might get five times that. So, say, 3,000 total for such a huge population means it’s just as rare as nearly any Porsche, Audi or Corvette.

And in the bright Rising Blue Metallic paint, enormous gaping air ducts, twin center-mounted exhaust and R-specific 18-inch wheels really help set the ultimate Golf apart from its more plebeian counterparts. Car-fans and VW nuts spotted it almost immediately.
Read the complete Volkswagen Golf R Review at AutoGuide.com
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  VW Forum :: Volkswagen Forum > VW Forum News & VW News > VW Forum News & VW News

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the VW Forum :: Volkswagen Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2013 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid Review - Video AutoGuide.com VW Forum News & VW News 0 11-05-2012 08:11 PM
Volkswagen Golf MKVII To Bow In 2013 AutoGuide.com VW Forum News & VW News 1 01-30-2011 12:16 AM
Volkswagen Golf Blue-E-Motion Concept Debuts, With 2013 Launch Date Administrator VW Forum News & VW News 0 05-03-2010 09:32 AM
Volkswagen R32 Golf Review Ignite MK4 0 08-22-2002 04:19 PM
Volkswagen R32 Golf Review Ignite General Volkswagen Discussion 0 08-22-2002 04:18 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.
VWforum.com is a Volkswagen/VW Forum and enthusiast site and is not associated with VW/Volkswagen in any way.