Archive for the ‘VW Golf R’ Category

How does the Focus ST stack up against the 2017 Volkswagen Golf R?

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
2017 Volkswagen Golf R vs 2017 Ford Focus ST

2017 Volkswagen Golf R vs 2017 Ford Focus ST

2017 Volkswagen Golf R vs 2017 Ford Focus ST

Hot hatchbacks have become the go-to car for drivers looking to get a little extra bit of fun out of their commute. These peppy small cars offer turbocharged performance, but with the practicality of a compact hatchback design. The Volkswagen Golf R has long been one of the top contenders in this class. But there are other contenders here to challenge the Golf R. Looking at the 2017 Volkswagen Golf R vs the 2017 Ford Focus ST will help us learn more about two of the popular hot hatchbacks. (more…)

Automobile Magazine names Volkswagen Golf R a “2016 All-Star”

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
2016 golf r exterior side blue

2016 golf r exterior side blue

Here at Speedcraft Volkswagen, we know that the Volkswagen Golf R is a great, quality car, so it’s always great to see it get the recognition it deserves. Earlier this month, Volkswagen America announced that the 2016 Volkswagen Golf R was listed among Automobile’s “2016 All-Star” list. Commending the Golf R for its impressive “practicality and punch”, this is the first time the Golf R has been named an Automobile “All-Star”. (more…)

Volkswagen Jetta and Golf earn IIHS Top Safety Pick

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
Volkswagen IIHS Top Safety Pick

Volkswagen IIHS Top Safety Pick

Volkswagen IIHS Top Safety Pick

Drivers know that Volkswagen puts the safety of its drivers first. That’s why it’s no surprise to see that multiple Volkswagen models have received recognition for their excellent safety features. Adding on to its ever-growing list of vehicles certified as Top Safety Pick+ by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, the Volkswagen 2016 Golf and Jetta families have received the highest safety rating. (more…)

Volkswagen powerhouses duke it out in model comparison

Monday, August 17th, 2015
2016 Golf GTI vs Golf R

2016 Golf GTI vs Golf R

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs Golf R

The Golf is known for being a great vehicle for both families and commuters alike. Thanks to its fuel efficient engine and spacious interior, it’s ready to take on whatever task is at hand. On top of being fuel efficient and driver and passenger-friendly, two members of the Golf family hold the title of Volkswagen’s powerhouses. We here at Speedcraft Volkswagen are interested to see how these vehicles fare against each other. That’s why we’ve compiled this 2016 Golf GTI vs Golf R comparison. (more…)

2016 Volkswagen Golf R pricing

Monday, July 27th, 2015
2016 Volkswagen Golf R pricing

2016 Volkswagen Golf R pricing

For drivers looking for a fuel efficient ride that also manages to make a bang in terms of power need look no further than the 2016 Golf R. This hatchback has been much-anticipated among Volkswagen enthusiasts for some time and we’re happy to share the 2016 Volkswagen Golf R pricing, features and specs. (more…)

How To Set The Clock in Your VW

Friday, March 13th, 2015
Setting Clock Changing Volkswagen Time

Setting Clock Changing Volkswagen Time

We’ve compiled all the Volkswagen ‘How To’ videos for changing your car’s clock for Daylight Savings Time.

It’s been a week since we sprang forward, losing an hour of sleep but gaining some much-appreciated sunshine. Daylight Savings Time has arrived, and if you are like us you’re probably feeling a little groggy still. It’s amazing how changing the clocks one hour can really impact so many things. One of those things is your the clock in your Volkswagen. We know people who just leave the clock in their car on the wrong time until the clocks change and they become correct once more. There’s no need to live this way. VW produced a series of very handy How To videos for each Volkswagen model, showing you How To Set The Clock in Your VW. It is far easier than you think. Find your model below, and get back on track. (more…)

2015 Best Cars for the Money

Thursday, February 12th, 2015
2015 VW Golf

Volkswagen Best Cars for the Money

Speedcraft Volkswagen is thrilled to offer U.S. News & World Report’s Best Compact Car and Best Sports Car for the Money.

Since 2007, the U.S. News & World Report has been issuing an annual ranking for the vehicles with the best long-term value in their class and the most positive consumer reviews. Each year, the vehicles of each class with the highest score are ranked as the year’s best cars for the money. The 2015 Best Cars for the Money report issued was just released, and it names not one but two Volkswagen vehicles as the best bang for your buck. (more…)

The Volkswagen Golf is the Car of the Year

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
VW Golf Car of the Year

VW Golf Car of the Year

At the Detroit Auto Show this week the VW Golf and Golf GTI were named the Car of the Year

For the past few weeks, all of the national auto publications and blogs have been speculating as to which car would take home the title of Car of the Year at the Detroit Auto Show. An overwhelming majority was predicting that Ford would sweep the show, and they almost did after it was announced that the Ford F-150 would beat the Chevy Colorado and take the Truck of the Year honor. Then it was announced that The Volkswagen Golf is the Car of the Year. (more…)

The VW Golf R Touch Concept Car

Thursday, January 8th, 2015
Golf R Touch Concept

Golf R Touch Concept Car

The VW Golf R Touch is like something out of a science fiction movie, packed full of cutting-edge technology.

There are a few technology advancements made each year that make us realize we really are living in the future. It seems the engineers at Volkswagen became inspired while re-watching that Tom Cruise movie, Minority Report, because it seems as though the new VW Golf R Touch Concept Car that was revealed at the Consumer Electronics Show this week is straight out of that futuristic film. (more…)

It’s Here: Official Reveal of the 2015 VW GTI Mark VII (7) & Golf R

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

2015 VW GTI & Golf R Providence RI

The 2015 GTI is expected to arrive at Speedcraft VW later in 2014.

The 2015 GTI is expected to arrive at Speedcraft VW later in 2014.

After months of conjecture and more than a few sleepless nights, we can finally stop worrying–in some of the most exciting news of the year, the 2015 North American International Auto Show in Detroit featured the reveal of the 2015 Volkswagen Golf R, which comes on the heels of more news about the 2015 GTI Mark VII (7). As two of the most anticipated vehicles to jump off the VW draft boards in some time, this is of particular interest to us at Speedcraft VW, and it just didn’t feel right to keep the news to ourselves. (more…)