In 2003, VW launched the R model series with the Golf IV R32 And 241 HP. Since then, the R has stood for High-performance vehicles in many Volkswagen models, roughly the same as the RS models of the Group subsidiary Audi. The Golf VII R Was unveiled for the first Time at the 2013 IAA. Initially, the Model started with turbocharged 300BHP, while for the 2017 Model year, the Performance of the fourth R generation rose to 310 HORSEPOWER. In the Golf R –, unlike the VW Scirocco R – the variable All-wheel Drive 4Motion is always on Board. The powerful compact Athletes of the Competitors are called Audi S3, BMW M135i, Ford Focus RS or Honda Civic Type R. With The exception of the front-wheel drive Honda, all feature All-wheel drive as standard or optional.