Volkswagen's hot Golf history in pics
As VW celebrates 40 years of the Golf, Top Gear looks back on the fastest production versions
Posted: 31 Mar 2014
MkV R32: With 10bhp more than its predecessor thanks to a tinkered inlet manifold, the 3.2-litre VR6 engine makes 247bhp and 236lb ft of torque. 0-62mph takes 6.5 seconds or 6.2 seconds if you ticked the DSG gearbox option. It also got four-wheel drive and enormous 345mm brakes.