The Volkswagen Golf R has joined the Hyundai i30 Hatch N on the record of hot hatches at the moment unavailable for Aussie fanatics to order.

Volkswagen has confirmed orders for the R hatch and wagon are “paused attributable to beforehand introduced part shortages”.

Also on maintain are orders for the hot Tiguan R SUV, though Volkswagen says “improved manufacturing for Australia has meant {that a} larger quantity” of orders at the moment are being fulfilled.

It’s hoping improved supply of the T-Roc R will enable sellers to supply an alternate for consumers eager on a turbo, all-wheel drive Volkswagen efficiency automotive, however not eager to attend.

The Golf R joins a rising crowd of hot hatches out of attain for Australian consumers.

Honda has confirmed the Civic Type R is sold out for the following 20 months, which implies anybody who orders one now received’t get the keys till late in 2024

The Toyota GR Corolla, and the Hyundai i20 and i30 N on the record of hot hatchbacks the place demand outstrips provide.

Toyota has confirmed there will likely be simply 500 examples of the GR Corolla allotted to the Australian market, and says it’s working to make sure what restricted provide there may be will likely be snapped up by fanatics as an alternative of scalpers.

Hyundai in 2022 closed orders of the i20 N pocket rocket as it really works to clear an order backlog of extra than 12 months. Waits for the i30 Hatch N had blown previous 12 months late in 2022 as nicely, forcing Hyundai to shut orders.

Also contributing to the Australian hot hatch shortage is the upcoming demise of the Renault Megane RS, and the current death of the Ford Fiesta ST and Focus ST.

The Megane RS Ultime will arrive Down Under mid-year, and spells the top not just for the much-loved hot Megane, however the Renault Sport model.

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