Volkswagen Scirocco R with 265HP 2.0 TSI Officially Revealed (photos)

20 05 2009

The high-performance Volkswagen Scirocco ‘R’ has officially unveiled to the public. The R-version is powered by a reworked version of the before Golf GTI V’s 2.0 engine boasting a higher pressure turbocharger as well as other modifications such as new intercooler that allows to reach a 265hp and 350Nm or 258.2-lbs/ft of torque. The new Scirocco R is scheduled to enter European showrooms this fall. But for U.S consumers, Volkswagen has no plans to import the sports coupe in the country.

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Expect to see the same direct-injection four-pot replacing the earlier Golf R32‘s 250HP 3.2-liter V6 in the still under-development, Golf R sport engrave or as it may be called, R20. Not surprisingly, the 265HP 2.0 TSI is mated to a criterion six-tempo guide gearbox and optionally, to a twin-hold DSG semi-automatic transmission.

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New 2010 Cadillac SRX Officially Revealed (photo+video)

5 01 2009

The new 2010 Cadillac SRX has been officially revealed before the Detroit Auto Show. A mid-magnitude luxury crossover, the next generation SRX will be prominently displayed in Detroit.

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Featuring a range between two different outspoken booster V6 engines, it seems Cadillac is a bit unsure what the honestly point of this vehicle is. On the one hand, Cadillac is claiming this SUV cross to be very fuel useful. In certainty, the SUV will get no better than 25 mpg on the highway, and poorer in the city.

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