ATHENS – Volkswagen AG plans to begin selling its sizzling 250-hp Golf R32 in the U.S. by July 2007, Ward’s learns. The brand’s flagship hatchback, the fastest Golf ever – with a top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h) – is highly coveted by U.S. car enthusiasts but currently available only in Europe. VW last year said there were no plans to bring the R32 to the U.S. Powered by a 24-valve 3.2L V-6 that generates peak torque of 236 lb.-ft. (320 Nm) at 3,000 rpm, the R32, which debuted at the ...

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