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Gallery: Snow drifting with the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R
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26th Mar 2021
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Gallery: Snow drifting with the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R

Volkswagen's new-generation Golf R hot hatch will go on sale in Australia in early 2022, with its long-roof wagon sibling expected to arrive alongside it. A year from the car's local launch, its maker has taken the eighth-generation hot Golf to the snow to showcase its trick new all-wheel-drive system and torque-vectoring R Performance rear differential, featuring a new-for-Volkswagen 'Drift' mode.
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2021 Volkswagen Golf R spied almost undisguised - UPDATE
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6th Jul 2020
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2021 Volkswagen Golf R spied almost undisguised - UPDATE

UPDATE, July 7: New photos, revealing nothing new in terms of final details, have again captured the upcoming 2021 Volkswagen Golf R in its final stages of testing. We've added those photos to this story (the blue Golf), but it is otherwise unchanged. February 12, 2020: The next-generation Volkswagen Golf R has been photographed practically undisguised during testing in snow-covered Sweden.
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2021 VW Golf R hatch caught on camera during a track workout
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15th Apr 2020
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2021 VW Golf R hatch caught on camera during a track workout

The 2021 Volkswagen Golf R hot hatch has been spied with barely any camouflage while track testing at the famous Nurburgring circuit in Germany. Volkswagen Australia has remained tight-lipped about the arrival timing for and power output of the 2021 Golf R; CarAdvice has been told more details will be announced later in the year.
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2020 Volkswagen T-Roc R unveiled
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25th Feb 2019
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2020 Volkswagen T-Roc R unveiled

The Volkswagen T-Roc R has been revealed this week ahead the 2019 Geneva motor show, featuring the company's 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine tuned to deliver 221kW of power and 400Nm of torque. This is channelled to the ground via a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, and an all-wheel drive system. The hot crossover has a claimed 0-100km/h time of 4.9 seconds, and an electronically limited top speed of 250km/h.
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Derek Fung
2019 Volkswagen Golf R, Golf R Special Edition pricing and specs
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29th Aug 2018
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2019 Volkswagen Golf R, Golf R Special Edition pricing and specs

Volkswagen Australia has announced pricing and specs for the 2019 Golf R, revealing it will also offer a limited-run Golf R Special Edition from November with a louder exhaust and a few choice performance upgrades.
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Scott Collie