Archive for the ‘Golf R’ Category

How fast is the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R?

Thursday, May 20th, 2021
2022 Golf R side profile

2022 VW Golf R Official Performance Specs

Here at Hall Volkswagen near Milwaukee, we love the Golf. It’s one of the staples in the Volkswagen lineup and for good reason. Whether you want a reliable and spacious highway cruiser or a track-ready monster, the Golf family has you covered. And with the 2022 model year rapidly approaching, the all-new Mk8 Golf line has some great things in store. Today, we’ll be looking at the 2022 Golf R, returning for the first time since the 2019 model. And we’ll start our Golf R coverage with the question on everyone’s mind:

How fast is the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R?


When is the 2020 Volkswagen Golf R coming out?

Monday, June 15th, 2020
2019 Golf R driving on racetrack rear view

2020 Volkswagen Golf R Release Date Details

If you’ve been waiting for the 2020 Volkswagen Golf R to be revealed, chances are that you’re pretty confused by now. We’re about half of the way through 2020 and there’s no sign of the 2020 Golf R.

So, when is the 2020 Volkswagen Golf R coming out?


Which Volkswagen vehicles have manual transmissions available?

Monday, June 8th, 2020
2020 Golf GTI driving on the highway

These 2020 Volkswagen Vehicles have Manual Transmissions

For the vast majority of people, automatic transmissions are the way to go. Automatics take care of everything for you, without you having to worry about stalling out or the like. However, there’s just something about a stick shift that can’t be beat. If you’re like us, then you love a good stick-shift.

But which Volkswagen vehicle have manual transmissions available?


Differences between the 2019 Golf GTI and 2019 Golf R?

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020
2019 GTI vs 2019 R

2019 Golf GTI and 2019 Golf R Comparison

The Volkswagen Golf is an icon. It’s one of the most produced vehicles. Ever. The Golf GTI, when it was introduced back in 1975, single-handedly pioneered the concept of a hot hatch. Nowadays, its much more common to see performance-focused hatchbacks, but we’d like to take some time to appreciate the originals.

Today, we’re looking at the newest performance iterations of the iconic Volkswagen Golf, the limited-edition 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI Rabbit and the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R. This isn’t a comparison to see which is objectively better, but more an evaluation of the strengths of each.

Here are the differences between the 2019 Golf GTI and the 2019 Golf R.


Why is the Volkswagen Golf so popular?

Monday, October 28th, 2019
2019 VW Golf R parked in the middle of the road

Why the Volkswagen Golf is So Popular

Alongside the Volkswagen Beetle, the Golf is most of the popular cars ever, as iconic to younger generations as the Beetle was to their parents and grandparents. But why does the Golf retain such a loyal following and enthusiastic fan base?

Today, we’re going to figure out why the Volkswagen Golf is so popular. (more…)

The 2019 Volkswagen Golf R Goes 0-60 MPH in Under 5 Seconds!

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019
Rear passenger side exterior view of a yellow 2019 VW Golf R

How Much Horsepower & Torque Does the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R Have?

Almost everything about the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R has been designed to deliver exhilarating acceleration and maneuverability as well as improve your daily driving experience.  Its standard engine has hearty horsepower and torque and pairs with a manual or an automatic transmission for optimal EPA fuel economy specs.  A standard split-folding rear seat gives the 2019 VW Golf R flexible cargo and passenger capability and the cockpit also gets loaded with advanced technology features.  Keep reading to learn exactly how much horsepower and torque the 2019 Volkswagen Golf R has. (more…)

Which New VW Golf Gets you the Furthest?

Friday, October 6th, 2017
five volkswagen cars lined up by a body of water

Fuel Efficiency of VW Golf Trims 

The Golf is one of the most popular models of Volkswagen. The compact car, which has six variations of the base trim, has countless great uses, including its great fuel efficiency. But which Golf trim gets the best gas mileage? Here is the fuel efficiency of VW Golf trims.  (more…)

VW Golf GTI Clubsport S a front-wheel-drive monster

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016
VW Golf GTI Clubsport S a front-wheel-drive monster

Last fall, Volkswagen announced the Golf GTI Clubsport, an upgraded version of the GTI that wasn’t quite as powerful as a Golf R. It also wasn’t ever planned to be released in the United States, unfortunately. In any case, they’ve now announced an upgraded version of the Golf GTI Clubsport called the Clubsport S that IS more powerful than a Golf R. Sadly, it STILL won’t be coming to the U.S., but we’ll tell you all about it anyway because the VW Golf GTI Clubsport S is a front-wheel-drive monster. (more…)

2016 VW Golf R: Is DCC worth it?

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
2016 VW Golf R: Is DCC worth it?

Car shoppers checking out the 2016 Golf R tend to be real diehard enthusiasts. They have just two trim levels to choose from, and the price gap is actually pretty small. But don’t be fooled. At Hall VW, we believe the difference between these two trims is the biggest one in the whole VW lineup. And we should know — we have both of these cars in our showroom right now. If you’re on the fence about which Golf R to get, we recommend test driving both to feel the difference for yourself. If that’s not an option for you, then just read on to find out about the 2016 VW Golf R: Is DCC worth it? (more…)

Volkswagen Golf R vs Golf R400

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
Volkswagen Golf R vs Golf R400

After nearly two years as a concept car, Volkswagen has finally said that it will produce a limited run of the Golf R400, the most powerful Golf ever. The final version of the car will make its debut in March at the Geneva International Motor Show. But rumor has it the car will no longer be called the R400. Volkswagen has changed its name to the Golf R420. That can only mean one thing: There are now 20 more horses in the stable! Instead of a supercar-beating 200 hp per liter, it will be making an unheard-of 210 hp per liter. Before we get carried away, let’s see how the current R400 concept compares to the real-world Golf R.