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The range-topping Golf Estate gets all the GTD’s upgrades, including sports suspension and sporty looks inside and out. It also comes with a barnstorming 306bhp 2.0-litre turbocharged engine and quick-shifting DSG automatic gearbox. It’s expensive, though.
Engine:2.0 TSI 310
Only the range-topping R model is available with this seriously powerful 306bhp petrol engine that, combined with four-wheel drive, gives the Golf Estate R the sort of acceleration to worry proper performance cars. It’s available only with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox.