The Class of 2014
Got your diary handy? Because this year is going to be very busy indeed... everything from LaFerrari to tiny superminis
Posted: 02 Jan 2014
Volkswagen Golf R
What is it? The range-topping VW Golf with a 296bhp turbocharged 4cyl engine, AWD and 62mph in 5.3 seconds (DSG 4.9), plus 40.9mpg if you drive carefully. Quad exhausts, 20mm lowered suspension, massive brakes and a bodykit, too. Should I be interested? Ish. The basic R costs £29,900 for a 3dr with a 6spd manual 'box, £31,970 for a 5dr DSG. Which is a lot for a Golf, especially as the similar Audi S3 is £30,500.