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  • 2011 Volkswagen Golf R

    Soon, the U.S. will finally get a taste of the Volkswagen R goodness that the rest of the world has been enjoying for the past couple of years. Of course, we’re talking about the high-performance Volkswagen Golf R, which will be heading to local showrooms towards the end of the year. However, so far the cars have had one major shortcoming: an electronic stability control system that was too strict. This meant that the system would intervene too quickly and too severely compared to nanny systems on competitor models, which in turn meant drivers weren’t able to push their cars...

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