From the Audi A1 to the Q8 (and more likely the Q9), there’s always a performance S equivalent, which is something that the German brand has been known for.
However, its parent company, Volkswagen, isn’t taking the same route with its lineup. Sure, the company is ramping up its R range, with the T-Roc R getting released early last year and the Touareg R debuting last month. Even the electric VW ID range will get an R version, which will be the road-going equivalent of the highly-successful ID.R electric race car.
But the Golf R will be the smallest of the R Range, according to VW R chief Jost Capito in a recent interview with Car Throttle.
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