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Offline schattenblau

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Re: Mk7 R?
« Reply #15 on: September 13, 2013, 12:45:28 pm »

Offline james

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Re: Mk7 R?
« Reply #16 on: September 22, 2013, 10:31:25 pm »
are they using the TFSI engine again?  with med9.1 or they moving to 12 on these?

Offline rambo_005

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Re: Mk7 R?
« Reply #17 on: September 23, 2013, 12:11:46 am »
The EA113 engine is no more. It was superceded by the EA888, and that is what the MK7 R and current S3 both use = 221kW.

I had a good look through a white 3 door MK7 R at Frankfurt last weekend, it's very cool 8)
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Offline james

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Re: Mk7 R?
« Reply #18 on: September 23, 2013, 12:14:48 pm »
so they using the tsi engine in the  R!?  have they made a bigger turbo for it now?   what is the power difference  gti/R? 

Offline james

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Re: Mk7 R?
« Reply #19 on: September 23, 2013, 12:17:41 pm »
how lame... same setup as a gti engine.   no real wow factor other than you can 100% disable the ESP.


they should of use the 2.5 >:D that would of been epic!

Offline 22

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Re: Mk7 R?
« Reply #20 on: March 05, 2014, 12:56:10 pm »
Seen a few clips on YouTube and I like it.

Seems like they've improved it overall over the outgoing MK6. 

I've seen the expected cost in the US to be 36k USD?

Offline schattenblau

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Re: Mk7 R?
« Reply #21 on: March 05, 2014, 01:02:02 pm »
NZ cars start from $68,500 for the manual - woohoo

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http://www.volkswagen.co.nz/new-cars/golf-r/

If you click on the latest spec sheets; the manual R is slower, thirstier and dirtier than the DSG.

But look at the corresponding GTI figures and the DSG and manual GTI are pegged for acceleration, the manual has higher top speed and is thiriftier and cleaner.

The reverse of the MY08 Mk5 GTI manual/DSG.

That's progress ?

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Offline mark2 golf

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« Reply #22 on: March 05, 2014, 06:01:35 pm »
One of my customers has just brought one in white. She is bringing her mk5 in tomorrow so hopefully will get to have a look at the Mk7 R
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Offline HRDNTS

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« Reply #23 on: March 07, 2014, 04:01:17 pm »
I had a back to back test drive of the Mk6 and 7 Golf R's last weekend. The new one is leagues ahead. Such a great all rounder.
Made me want one REAAAALLLLYYY bad.

Only gripes is that the bigger screen and DCC aren't standard fare, but thats VW for you.
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Re: Mk7 R?
« Reply #24 on: April 02, 2014, 08:20:57 pm »
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Offline schattenblau

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« Reply #25 on: April 02, 2014, 09:21:42 pm »
Traditionally the AWD Golfs have never been the best to drive but this one appears to be the best so far.

R vs. GTI Performance Pack ?

Let's see what the GTI Clubsport brings...

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Offline Neckarsulm

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Re: Mk7 R?
« Reply #26 on: October 04, 2015, 06:36:22 pm »
Anyone else here actually have one? I just got mine a little while ago, loving it so far!