However, it still posts a claimed 0-62mph time of 6.5sec – half a second quicker than the GTi – on the way to a limited 155mph top speed (we couldn’t get the GTi past 136mph). So the R32 is fast , but it is also a very accomplished high- speed cruiser.
Golf R – The R model has a 2.0 litre tuned Turbo engine. It’s a newer model and is aimed more at performance as opposed to comfort. It’s notably a lot quicker than the R32 . It has a 2.0 litre turbo engine (like the R ), however it’s designed for comfort as well as performance (like the R32 ).
The Volkswagen Golf R32 (also known as the Volkswagen R32 ) is a hot hatch produced from 2003 to 2008. The R refers to Volkswagen’s motorsport department, Volkswagen Racing. 32 stands for the engine’s displacement.
12 R32 GT-R Group A race car. This is the car that earned the GT-R its “ Godzilla ” nickname because of its ability to utterly annihilate competitors on the race track. It’s been a long, long time since the Calsonic GT-R R32 has raced, but its legacy is anything but forgotten.
its definitely not turbo . its 3.2l VR6.
By the time the Mk5 R32 went on sale, Volkswagen had dealt with most of the issues with the twin-clutch Direct Shift Gearbox and it’s proved more reliable than early Audi TTs which used the same transmission . Contemporary road tests praised the Mk5 R32 for the amount of grip it offered when cornering.
|VOLKSWAGEN GOLF R32||3.6k||3.8k|
|VOLKSWAGEN GOLF R32 S-A||1.9k||2.0k|
wheels give the R32 an aggressive, yet understated look. Thanks to its all-wheel-drive traction and tight suspension tuning, this iiber- Golf is genuinely entertaining when pushed. Like many AWD machines that have a front-biased torque delivery, the R32 behaves very much like a front-driver until leaned on.
The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon is the most powerful Volkswagen sedan in the lineup, with the new model coming standard with a 2.0-liter I-4 turbo engine. However, this engine offers the best output from the others, able to output 268 horsepower and 258 lb-ft of torque.
Volkswagen has made the fastest ever road-going a reality; the new production-spec VW Golf GTI TCR has been official revealed. It’s the ultimate expression of Golf hot hatchdom in the current Mk7 generation, ahead of the new 2019 Mk8 due later this year.
Currently, the average price of a good-condition R32 Nissan Skyline GTR is about $35k, Hagerty reports. However, many imported examples sell for closer to $40k, Bring a Trailer reports.
This word is more commonly used for European brands, and Volkswagen models are often referred to by their generation. R -Line/Golf R : What does the R stand for here? The quick answer is “racing.” The Golf R is a performance model, while R -Line options offer sportier styling that are meant to remind you of the track.
We have some bad news for all you Volkswagen R32 fans out there: Thomas Wegehaupt, spokesman for Volkswagen, has informed us that there will be no U.S. version of the R32 for the 2009 model year. It’s an odd move given that the redesigned R32 was on sale for less than a year.