Or they could go the Honda type R route with front wheel drive by eliminating torque steer. Won't be as drift happy as the Focus RS, but it'll still pose a challenge to Ford and it'l be more affordable.
No idea how accurate they are, but motorauthority says the next Golf R could have 400 horsepower. Even if they get close to 400hp, fans will still be more than happy with that.
“The R brand is going extreme,” VW sales boss Jürgen Stackmann told Auto Express. “The role of R is that it can go beyond the rational; nobody needs a compact car with 400bhp, but is there a place (for it?) Certainly, and that’s the turf of R.”