This Is What A 400 Horsepower VW Golf Sounds Like

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R has 290 horsepower. The 2015 Volkswagen Golf R 400 has 400 horsepower, and here's how it sounds.


We told you the Golf R 400 looked alarmingly production-ready, and Volkswagen totally agreed.


Unfortunately, while the concept had the gear knob of a six-speed manual, the production version will come with a DSG with the same all-wheel drive you find in the Golf R and electronic diff locks to keep you on the road. Let's hope the stability control can be killed, too. Still, with 400 horses from a 2.0-liter turbo, fun is pretty much guaranteed.

We don't know yet whether the 400 R will make it to America or not, but this car is the least VW could do for you after canceling the US GTD...

Hat tip to Pieter!

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I want so bad to love this, and if it comes to the US I'll be first in line at the dealer.


I can't help but think that the Mk5 R32 sounds way better. It had the best exhaust note short of a flat plane V8 or Audi's own V10. This just sounds like my car with the volume turned up.