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VW Golf R32 (Mk V) specs

Car type Compact
Curb weight 1510 kg (3329 lbs)
Power / weight 166 ps (163 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 212 Nm (156 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2005
Origin country Germany
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Performance

Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)
0 - 100 kph 6.0 s
0 - 200 kph 25.2 s
0 - 100 mph 14.4 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.3 s @ 80.8 mph
1/4 mile 14.4 s
Est. 1/2 mile 22.5 s @ 118.7 mph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 19.2 s

More acceleration times

VW Golf R32 acceleration graph
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ninjakitten  2y ago

This car is amazing to live with on a day to day basis. Very comfortable, easy to drive, and the grip in the dry and wet is insane. But what really sold it to me was the noise... no other hatchback sounds anything like this car! Great car, great noise to listen to, so happy I bought one


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jambornio  2y ago

Heavy, expensive, pointless. GTI all the way. Sounds great though!


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tom  3y ago

ive owned both mk4 and mk5 ,i have to be honest i liked the mk4 more, it felt so much more fun, and the mk4 felt faster to.ive just got rid of the mk5 i got bored of its looks


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BlackyLee  3y ago

The Golf V R32 is a fast car.
It´s heavy but 0-100 kph in 6s is with the dsg and launch-control.
The Focus RS with 305 hp turbo-engine is not much faster and even at the TopGear-Test Track only 1 second faster.
But the sound is godlike.


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Shaggy  4y ago

Curb weight of a Chevrolet corvette C5 (Standard): 3,218 LBS.


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Shaggy  4y ago

@ Hayes: 3,322 LBS, that's 104 LBS heavier than a standard C5 Corvette.


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Hayes  4y ago

Normal golfs way only 1200-1300kg.


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Hayes  4y ago

1510kg. Bit heavy?


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siye  4y ago

my r32 does 220 mph i hate all of you


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Silver  5y ago

Car32 it is your own fault i banned you from the R32OC i am very picky on the site as i am on 22 hours a day ,i love my R32 my bed is right beside it in my house .i am obsessed with my car i often sleep in it as it has air ride fitted .mmmmmm love it i do


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Car32  5y ago

them tossers on the r32oc have banned me they are jealous i am buying a ferari and GIZMO86 is a slag


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paulie  5y ago

i owned the r32oc but i have now sold it to moy i was skint i needed the money everyone thinks i have a turbo r32 but now i have a mini coupe


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cheempeej  5y ago

i have a mk4 r32 ,its been a good car so far , i am a r32oc site controller and RJH is a bad person on there


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Shaggy  5y ago

Ohhhhhhhhhh kaaaaaaaaay, :S


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RJH  5y ago

silver you are a joke its just a car do u like bum sex i do


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silver  5y ago

RJH i love my r32 all the time i cuddle it i lick it my air ride is so good i sleep in it i am obsesed with my r32 i am a r32 boss on the r32oc i am a total sad get i dream so much about my car i am a sad man with my car silver is sad RJH


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RJH  5y ago

cuprabob i have to disagree with you the mk5 r32 is a good car i dream about it all the time.


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RJH  5y ago

i loved my mk5 r32 i have a metro now


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cuprabob  5y ago

i had a mk5 r32 with 86000
miles on the clock it was a bad car, the mk4 r32 was so much better in the way of looks and performance i luv the mk 4 golf r32 very much


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dug  5y ago

a mk4 r32 will get past 160mph no probs


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sweet tits  5y ago

i love the mk4 r32 better


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lop  6y ago

the mk4 4 R32 was 12 seconds faster around the ring

mk5 R32 failure


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duc047  6y ago

Are this specs for dsg or manual r32?


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Bridget33FOREMAN  6y ago

Set your own life easier get the business loans and everything you require.


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Alan  6y ago

Failed creature

no merit
1. fuel consumption
2. acceleration
3. cornering
none of them satisfied


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TheFrank  7y ago

It's a bit strange how the Mazda 3 MPS (Mazdaspeed3) murders this car around the RING (8:39 vs. 8:49) and most other tracks but NOT on the TOP GEAR track. But then again Top Gear says the 3 MPS is a torque steering / under steering pig, etc. which is massively overstated. They either didn’t push the 3MPS to its true limit; settled for a shitty 1:32 just to prove a false point or something else.


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Kiyoshi Manabe  8y ago

She'll reach about 160-165mph(260-265km/h) bracket,if delimitered. With combination of 250bhp(Phaeton-derived unit) and Cw 0.32 body,she would saturate at 260+ district. On the other hand,her 0-100mph(0-161km/h) data of 14.4sec is excellent,faster than the Jaguar XK8 4.2 2006.
Namely she's a masterpiece,magnificent machine among long history of VW brand. Her successor,the Golf R is also terrific guise with astonishing efficiency and miraculous fuel economy of 12km/l average.
PS. Her larger sibling,the Passat 3.2 4motion records 280km/h indicated on German autobahn according to now-removed Youtube video,equaling to 265-270km/h as real speed. It's astonishing for a 250bhp 4-door sedan,but her unit is different one,with 3168cc displacement and shorter stroke compared with R32 3189cc unit.


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Anonymous  8y ago

Is the R32 really faster than the Audi S4 (B6) round the Top Gear track? There's about 100bhp difference! 45bhp/tonne. Seems incredible to me.


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tim  8y ago

aero-dynamics is crucial is terms of getting a top speed! it is common knowledge for real car geeks that in simply having the wider bodykit porsche 911 you lose 5mph from the top speed due to drag alone.


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anty golf  8y ago

golfami jeýdýà pedaùy

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