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    Thread: More Golf 7 R spy photos...

    1. Administrator jamie@vwvortex's Avatar
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      09-11-2012 11:04 AM #1
      We have more Golf 7 R spy photos...

      FULL STORY AND PHOTOS


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      09-11-2012 11:47 AM #2
      Last edited by Burbank2broward; 09-11-2012 at 11:50 AM.

    3. 09-11-2012 12:07 PM #3
      Does this mean we can now get dual center exhaust in the GTI.

      Even with the tires completely filling the wheel wells the car still has too much ground clearance. I think large diameter tires will look odd on this platform.
      I am a VW Fan, but above all I am a Car Fan.

    4. 09-11-2012 12:15 PM #4
      I willing to bet that plastic mesh/honeycomb piece that stretches across the lower part of the bumper is straight from the new gti. I like it.

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      09-11-2012 12:41 PM #5
      I suspect (hope?) the final bodykit will be much more aggressive then this. Also if you're going to rock 4 tailpipes, I'd hope for more then 280 hp.
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      09-11-2012 12:47 PM #6
      I'm willing to bet that this is nothing like the car is going to look. It would have Camo at the very least if this wasn't a completely goofy look.

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      09-11-2012 12:56 PM #7
      The way this Golf R (Mk7) is being made now (Standard Model), I'm a little nervous that we won't get this car in the states. Unless it's confirmed that it will be made locally somewhere near the US as well. (I saw that the Golf may be made in Mexico or TN potentially.)

      I would be curious what Jamie's thoughts are on this considering that this is such a niche vehicle. Don't get me wrong, I would love it if more were on the road. (I've only seen 1 Golf R Mk6)

      I just hope VWoA is going to want this car in the US lineup.
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      09-11-2012 01:02 PM #8
      P.S. I would gladly pay more if it had more power than 280hp. (Golf RS just once please?) I expect the US will get the detune 265-270hp since we have terrible gas ratings here.

      If the motor isn't more HP, I guess it will be time to pay some tuners. Maybe VW can work with APR on some factory tuning options or something.
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      09-11-2012 01:48 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by No_cats View Post
      I willing to bet that plastic mesh/honeycomb piece that stretches across the lower part of the bumper is straight from the new gti. I like it.
      I bet you're right. But where will the fogs fit? As far as the R goes, in this form it looks cheaper and less beefy than the current R. I'm sure the final production model will look much better though

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      09-11-2012 01:53 PM #10
      Yum, black wheels on a black car. Really like that look. Best thing about black wheels? You don't have to clean them.

    11. 09-11-2012 02:20 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by falvey6607 View Post
      I bet you're right. But where will the fogs fit? As far as the R goes, in this form it looks cheaper and less beefy than the current R. I'm sure the final production model will look much better though
      This R is missing a lot of R things that I am sure VW does not want to give away right now (ex. Side skirts, rear spoiler, rear valance... Etc.). The only thing that's there it seems is the front bumper with the GTI grill pasted on it.

      How cool would it be if the put the fog lights behind the lower grills on the GTI?

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      09-11-2012 03:53 PM #12
      Quote Originally Posted by No_cats View Post
      This R is missing a lot of R things that I am sure VW does not want to give away right now (ex. Side skirts, rear spoiler, rear valance... Etc.). The only thing that's there it seems is the front bumper with the GTI grill pasted on it.

      How cool would it be if the put the fog lights behind the lower grills on the GTI?

      This is a good point. The photos you see above are NOT the final car in any way. It is a mechanical mule and the front and rear bumper will be completely different.

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      09-11-2012 05:34 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by jamie@vwvortex View Post
      This is a good point. The photos you see above are NOT the final car in any way. It is a mechanical mule and the front and rear bumper will be completely different.
      Notwithstanding that, the car seems alot closer than 2+ years away, (based on the comment about the 3rd year of Golf 7 production.) Normally cars aren't seen with actual bodywork and that low a level of camo until they're not far from production. I can't say for sure, but I don't think the Golf 6 R was seen running around like this on the eve of the introduction of the Golf 6.

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      09-11-2012 07:01 PM #14
      Put a VR6 back in it please.. that is all

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      09-11-2012 07:06 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by sliceoflife View Post
      Put a VR6 back in it please.. that is all
      That won't happen
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      09-11-2012 08:05 PM #16
      Do they not sell video cameras in Germany? I know its a mule but the exhaust tips look odd almost bad photoshop odd.

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      09-11-2012 09:20 PM #17
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      09-11-2012 09:36 PM #18
      Give me a 4 door, DSG, k04 TSI engine on the MQB platform.

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      09-12-2012 12:08 AM #19
      Not too excited about it. Then again I haven't loved the looks of any US available since the limited edition MKIV Jetta GLi. I just wish they would go more aggressive and do more so it truly looked like a different model. I couldn't tell you if I have even seen a Golf R at this point on the road.

      Oh well in the end as long as it has DSG as an option I will be in the market assuming it is only 2 years away.

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      09-12-2012 12:24 AM #20
      Quote Originally Posted by sliceoflife View Post
      Put a VR6 back in it please.. that is all
      Get over it already. The 2.0t in the R runs laps around the 3.2.

    21. 09-12-2012 12:29 AM #21
      Ought to be pretty damn good if they're doing testing this early. I'm talking EVOX good. I hope.

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      09-12-2012 12:56 AM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by StaringBack View Post
      Get over it already. The 2.0t in the R runs laps around the 3.2.
      Don't care.
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      09-12-2012 03:06 AM #23
      The Golf R is comming next fall. (1 year from now)

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      09-12-2012 07:30 AM #24
      The rear on that looks so fake, the exhaust is just plain weird

      Quote Originally Posted by StaringBack View Post
      Get over it already. The 2.0t in the R runs laps around the 3.2.
      That's why my stock '08 was able to pull away from stock GoRfs out of the corners during the HDPE that VWOA hosted for R owners at Summit Point? I know, I know....chip it and it's no contest.


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      09-12-2012 08:47 AM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by NoVaRaawr32 View Post
      The rear on that looks so fake, the exhaust is just plain weird



      That's why my stock '08 was able to pull away from stock GoRfs out of the corners during the HDPE that VWOA hosted for R owners at Summit Point? I know, I know....chip it and it's no contest.


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