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Old 12-09-2010, 03:16 PM   #1
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Exclamation It's 100% confirmed...... VW GOLF R Coming to US!!

.... it's coming to America!


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GOLF R KEY MESSAGES

The European Golf R is simply the most powerful Volkswagen sports performance vehicle ever built. The car delivers the ultimate Volkswagen driving experience with dynamic handling, refined road manners and unprecedented power for a Golf. It is Volkswagen's performance halo vehicle, and at the request of VW enthusiasts, the company is bringing it to the U.S. in 2012.

Key attributes:
• 2.0L turbocharged engine with significant hp increase over GTI
• 4th generation Haldex 4Motion - all wheel drive
• Increased rotor diameter translating to improved braking
• Sport tuned ESP
• Upgraded sport tuned suspension
• 2 door or 4 door
• Manual Transmission Only
• Unique 18" alloy wheels
• Unique steering wheel
• Unique interior trim
• Exterior R model badge and bodykit
• R model shift knob
• R model door sills
• R model front and rear fascia with dual, center exit, exhaust
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:19 PM   #2
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wow. thats awesome
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:19 PM   #3
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:19 PM   #4
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http://www.autoblog.com/2010/12/09/v...rica-official/
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:19 PM   #5
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http://www.autoblog.com/2010/12/09/v...rica-official/

Yup - i owe someone a case of beer.

Price guess: $36,000

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Old 12-09-2010, 03:30 PM   #6
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Awesome! Canada should step up too.
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:33 PM   #7
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:35 PM   #8
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:44 PM   #9
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now what in the hell am i supposed to do with this 2011 gti?! hahah
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:47 PM   #10
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awesome news. surprised about only coming in manual transmission tho. I thaught for sure it would come with DSG only for the states just like the R32.
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:47 PM   #11
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now what in the hell am i supposed to do with this 2011 gti?! hahah
Crash it.
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:48 PM   #12
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awesome news. surprised about only coming in manual transmission tho. I thaught for sure it would come with DSG only for the states just like the R32.
But that was a mistake. They lost a lot of buyers for that. Me included.
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:51 PM   #13
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Old 12-09-2010, 03:52 PM   #14
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Ok... Feeler: 2010 GTI with Ko4, track tuned suspension and brakes... For sale as soon as this comes out...
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