Volkswagen R GmbH Officially Announced as New VW Performance Brand

Volkswagen R GmbH Officially Announced as New VW Performance Brand
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Once again the rumors were correct with VW now officially announcing Volkswagen R GmbH,  a special division of the German automaker dedicated to “sporty exclusive models.” Something akin to BMW M or Mercedes AMG, VW’s R brand will oversee the development of special R models as well as R Line design packages and special “Volkswagen… Continue Reading...

Report: Volkswagen Jetta R Model Under Consideration

Report: Volkswagen Jetta R Model Under Consideration
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With the launch of the Golf R, Volkswagen is considering a Jetta R model that will help expand the brand’s soon-to-be-launched high-performance R division. This new Jetta R won’t be based on the current Jetta platform but on the all-new Jetta, which is known as the New Compact Sedan. The look of the car was… Continue Reading...

Geneva Preview: Volkswagen to Launch R Performance Division

Geneva Preview: Volkswagen to Launch R Performance Division
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Volkswagen will launch an “R GmbH” performance division at the Geneva Auto Show in March, dedicated to producing sporty accessory lines and high-performance models of existing cars. In Europe, VW already offers a Scirocco R and has just introduced the Golf R with 265-hp, 4MOTION all-wheel drive and a long list of upgrades. An unnamed… Continue Reading...