By on January 9, 2014
The U.S. version of the 2015 Golf R will be a five door, unlike the three door Euro spec model.

The U.S. version of the 2015 Golf R will be a five door, unlike the three door Euro spec model.

Volkswagen of America confirmed that the U.S. spec 2015 Golf R will debut at the Detroit auto show next week. While at 290 horsepower, it’s down 6 HP from the Euro spec Golf R shown at the Frankfurt Motor Show last September but that still will be enough power driving through all four wheels to tick off 5.3 seconds in a zero to sixty run with a six speed fully manual transmission and an even quicker 4.9 seconds in the DSG dual clutch equipped R. That’s correct, U.S. consumers will finally have a choice of gearboxes in the R. Starting with the 2004 R32, VW has only offered either the six speed manual or the DSG transmission on American versions of the Golf R. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • IH_Fever: Probably as many as in Houston. I’m pretty sure the punishment for anything short of murder is saying...
  • FreedMike: Wow, my state is #1. ‘Tis a privilege to live in Colorado, I guess.
  • IH_Fever: Yeah, seems a little nutty, but when you realize with our liberal DA’s and police chiefs these days,...
  • ToolGuy: @ToolGuy, A) The correct quote is “…because profit levels are so high, this is a great time to...
  • Margarets Dad: I mean, you went on and on about New York, thus the NYPD statistic. I wonder why you have to tell...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber