The Volkswagen Golf R Is Worth It William Clavey3/13/17 12:34pm57025EditPromoteGo to permalinkThe 2017 Volkswagen Golf R is a GTI plus. It’s an expensive Golf. A fast Golf. A super Golf. It draws the line where VW stops and Audi begins. It’s also a hot hatch that does everything supremely well without breaking your spine in half, and therein lies its charm.