The 2020 Volkswagen Touareg R is the first hybrid or plug-in hybrid to wear the company’s R badge, and it’s a less pretentious way to be a Porsche driver.
The 2020 Volkswagen Touareg R has a 3L turbo V6 plug-in hybrid with 340kW (456hp) and 700Nm (516 lb-ft), 8-speed, AWD, and a top speed of 250km/h (155mph).
The 2019 Ford Bronco R Race Prototype previews the 2021 SUV, has a roll cage, taller suspension, a twin-turbo engine and will race in the 2019 Baja 1000.
Volkswagen has just updated its corporate and brand logo, and now it’s done the same to its high performance R brand and R-Line dress up kits.
The Volkswagen R and R-Line models will soon have a new logo. Badging will be updated progressively with the new Atlas Cross Sport R-Line the first.
Volkswagen US is taking the axe to its Golf range, removing the wagon, Alltrack and R from the lineup, leaving behind the Value Edition, e-Golf and GTI.
Reportedly only the Mark VIII Volkswagen Golf performance models will be sold in the US, meaning the Alltrack, wagon and regular hatch models are out.
The 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT R Roadster has 4L twin-turbo V8 with 430kW (585hp) and 700Nm (516 lb-ft), 0-100km/h in 3.6s, and only 750 will be built.
The 2019 Volkswagen T-Roc R has a 2L turbo I4 with 221kW (296hp) and 400Nm (295 lb-ft), AWD, a 7-speed DSG, 20mm (0.8″) lower suspension, and 18″ wheels.
The 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT R update has new bumpers, a configurable digital instrumentation screen, revised rear diffuser, and LED headlamps.