If the new Mk VII Golf GTi hasn’t got you excited then the next evolution of the Golf R might do it. This new lighter version is packing a 296 hp (221kw) 4 cylinder with 380 Nm of torque, 70 kw more then the new GTi. This mighty engine gives the Golf R a 0-100 time of 4.9 seconds with the 6 speed DSG and a 5.1 second time with the optional manual gearbox.


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It started at a young age with bedroom posters, the Countach of course. This slowly grew into a super car die-cast model collection, fifty five 1:18 models at the last count. At which point it had almost taken full control, the incurable Mad Car Disease ran deep though my veins all the way to the bone. And things for my loved ones just got worse as the cars where now being bought at 1:1 scale, after a BMW, HSV, and couple of Audi's, the disease reached my brain, pushing me over the edge and down the rabbits hole into the world of the bedroom poster.


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