Volkswagen Scirocco R coming in 2010

Article by Christian Andrei, on August 25, 2010

The newest-ever Scirocco has just arrived and it will bring a lot of fuss when it gets to the United Kingdom in 2010. VW attracted visitors to Italy’s Bologna Motor Show with this stunning concept vehicle, designated as the Studie R. It can now be released by AutoExpress that it reviews a fresh performance lead vehicle Scirocco which will compete with Ford’s Focus RS, and is successfully a street going variant of the GT24 racecar. Upon joining the range, it’s probably going to be branded R20T, as revealed by Auto Express in their 1041st issue.

It is outfitted with a 2.0-liter TFSI turbocharged gasoline powerhouse, generating 262bhp.This engine has been fitted into the Studie R, and is an enhancement of the present Audi S3’s engine. It pledges to remove about a second off the Audi’s 0-62 mph (100 km/h) sprint time, providing a rate of six seconds, more or less.

The Vw Group’s dual-clutch DSG box is likewise expected to be presentThe racing origins of the Studie R are quite apparent, with sports suspension, four-pot brake calipers and what VW refers to as a ’sound-optimized’ exhaust system.

If this gets to the manufacturing variant of the vehicle, people will surely hear you approaching. To attract visitors to the show at Bologna, Volkswagen provided red and green flares to the radiant white theme, creating the Italian flag’s three colors.

A sporty bodykit will be available for the Studie R, at the same time as a deep front splitter integrates three large air inlet cavities for cooling both the brakes and engine. This is likewise intended to reduce the aerodynamic lift of the front axle to a minimum. There are also extra intake features in the car’s hood. At the rear, there’s a hefty incorporated rear wing, in addition to a diffuser in the lower area of the rear bumper.

These merge to lower lift at the rear axle and maintain the Scirocco planted firmly on the road. Fresh side skirts and a set of highly glossy 19-inch alloy wheels, each comes with five sets of triple spokes, give the vehicle a striking silhouette. In the interior, softblack Nappa leather can be found on the steering wheel, front armrest, and gearlever trim and floor mat, with white stitching to echo the external color scheme. Also covered withth a carbon-look deep blackhide are the Recaro racing seats, complete with piping from white leather.

Additional carbon fiber can be found throughout the passenger compartment, although there is a set of unique aluminum pedals also. VW is keeping mum with regards to pricing, however, UK customers can anticipate to shell out about £25,000 ($37,000 or €28,550) when the vehicle will reach the display areas.

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