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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