Category Archives: VW Golf R

A right profile photo of the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R.

Volkswagen increases performance output for the 2022 Golf R

Release Date for the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R 

Given all the shakeups in the Volkswagen inventory over the last few decades, the Golf has stood firm to deliver efficient performance and an adaptable interior. The automaker has also continued to produce a high-performance ‘hot hatch’ version like the Golf R. Earlier this month we learned about the release date for the 2022 Volkswagen Golf R. It should be available at dealerships like Compass VW in the closing weeks of this year. When the 2022 Golf R does go on sale, it will make more power than the previous versions of the platform and it will also feature some important equipment to help drivers control all of that performance. A few Compass Volkswagen product experts examined the available information and picked out a few highlights. Let’s take a look at what they found.  Read the rest of this entry >>

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2019 Volkswagen Golf R exterior of both cars

2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2019 Volkswagen Golf R

The hot hatchback has long been a staple of the Volkswagen lineup. Models like the Golf GTI and Golf R deliver impressive performance paired with hatchback versatility. So how do you know which hot VW hatchback is right for you? Looking at the 2019 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2019 Volkswagen Golf R breaks down the difference between these two cars. Read the rest of this entry >>

2017 VW Golf GTI and Golf R Driving Mode Selection

How does Volkswagen driving mode selection work?

2017 VW Golf GTI and Golf R Driving Mode Selection

They say real automotive enthusiasts prefer a manual transmission, but with dual-clutch automatic options hitting the market and proving themselves to outperform the ol’ stick shift, how is a performance-minded shopper to choose? Well, you’ll be happy to know that most VW models have a few driving modes to help you customize the driving experience. Those of you out there considering the 2017 VW Golf GTI or Golf R will also note the Driving Mode Selection feature, which steps things up even further. Let’s explore the various VW driving modes. Read the rest of this entry >>