315-HP 2022 Volkswagen Golf R Priced at $44,640

With torque-vectoring AWD and the choice of a six-speed manual or a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic, the ultimate VW hatch will arrive in the U.S. by the end of 2021.

Enthusiasts who want more performance than what the standard Golf GTI offers will soon have the 2022 Golf R to choose from, as the ultimate VW hot hatch prepares to reenter the U.S. market in late 2021 following a two-year hiatus. The wait promises to be worth it, as the redesigned Golf R boasts a more powerful, 315-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter engine and a torque-vectoring all-wheel-drive system.

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