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Old 01-20-2017, 10:39 AM   #1
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The return of the R32?

Do you guys think that VW will ever bring back the R32? Or maybe even a 3.4/6L in an R??
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Old 01-20-2017, 10:51 AM   #2
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I thought the VR6 was near the end of it's life?
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Old 01-20-2017, 11:00 AM   #3
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I hope not. I truly don't understand the hype, they were slow and heavy. Cool that they have awd but it's not worth the trade off. Cost's a ton of money to make them fast.
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It only has a chance if smaller displacement and turbocharged.
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Old 01-20-2017, 11:05 AM   #5
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In Europe the trend seems to be towards smaller displacement - higher output, and or hybrid high output.
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In Europe the trend seems to be towards smaller displacement - higher output, and or hybrid high output.
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In the US as well, a number of manufacturers have gravitated toward 4cyl turbo models to meet federal mileage mandates and still provide the power customers want.
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Old 01-20-2017, 11:45 AM   #7
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With the characteristics and tunability of the new EA888 and the trend toward hybrid and full electric, there's no chance at all. They'll put a 2.5T in a Golf before another VR6.
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They'll put a 2.5T in a Golf before another VR6.
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Old 01-22-2017, 04:24 AM   #9
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People have been slathering over a straight-5 2.5T in the R model for years. But I don't see it happening with the trend towards simplifying and cost cutting. Man it could sound sweet though.
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People have been slathering over a straight-5 2.5T in the R model for years. But I don't see it happening with the trend towards simplifying and cost cutting. Man it could sound sweet though.
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Old 01-22-2017, 12:09 PM   #11
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Swaps don't count. My point was that the 2.5T is an Audi-only engine, and is reserved for RS cars. In other words, it'll never be in a VW, and that's still more likely than another VR6-powered Golf.
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Old 01-23-2017, 12:52 AM   #12
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Yes i know about you in NY that has the 2.5T Golf R

If only you could influence VW to do what you have done.
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Old 03-09-2017, 06:29 PM   #13
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well if they put a 2.0 TFSI from golf 7 R in a Golf GTE
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