This is the final limited-edition for the seventh-generation VW Golf GTI – before next year's new model. So, how does Golf R power perform in a front-drive package?
The new Volkswagen Golf GTI continues a 44-year history for the badge. But is this new one better than the model it replaces?
The Final Edition is the last – well, almost the last – offering for the Mk7 Golf R in Australia. And what a fitting farewell it is.
At long last, Volkswagen's new 2020 Golf 8 range is on the stage – but it'll be a long wait again before it touches down in Australia. Should you wait for it? Greg Kable explores.
It's not often you get a chance to test cars back-to-back on the snow and the race track, but in places like Queenstown, New Zealand, you're as close to snow-capped mountain peaks as you are to the local circuit. When colleague Scott Collie came back from the BMW Alpine Experience having not actually experienced much in the way of alpine driving, I wasn't sure what to expect from the Volkswagen 4Motion 'Get A Grip' showcase, given the itinerary is entirely dependent on the weather...
By now, we know what the Golf GTI stands for. How is the formula faring as the Mk7.5 edges closer to replacement?
The Golf GTI. An icon and a benchmark, and one of the heroes in the CarAdvice stable.
Wolfsburg's hottest hatch was already a cracking car. So has the addition of some 'special' extras improved the breed? We drive the Volkswagen Golf R Special Edition to find out.
Volkswagen’s hot-hatch icon steps up in performance and equipment as it plots a fightback against tough new opposition.
How do you capture the essence of a city or town? What makes a particular place hum, sing and buzz? Is it the people? The culture? The architecture? Food? It is, of course, all of these things. And more. For us at CarAdvice, it is, unsurprisingly, also the cars. We are privileged to travel around the world for our job, visiting cities, countries and far-flung corners we might otherwise never see in our lives...
It's the most affordable Golf GTI in over 10 years, but does the Original prove that less is indeed more?