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You may think it a little trite that we’re singing the praises of the Volkswagen Golf R, but if you weigh up the reasons for it, you’ll understand. Although it might not be the most exciting car to drive and it isn’t as exciting to look at as an electric blue Ford Focus RS or the bewinged Honda Civic Type R, that’s what fans are after. It’s supposed to be understated and subtle – but what isn’t subtle about the Golf R is the way it goes.
On paper, a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol engine isn’t that exotic, particularly next to, say, a six-cylinder BMW 135i. But when you drop a gear or two in the Golf R and pin the throttle, it pulls with such vigour that you’d need to be in a supercar to outpace one in the real world.