Volkswagen Golf R and Scirocco R pricing announced

Posted on Friday, 6 November 2009 , 16:11:04 byEmil

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Volkswagen Golf R and Scirocco R pricing announced

Enthusiasts seem to have more and more options as Volkswagen will be launching two new models, which actually are sporty versions of two normal hatchbacks of the German automaker. Both the Volkswagen Golf R and Volkswagen Scirocco R are expected to hit the British market in February 2010. The Volkswagen Golf R gets its power from a 2.0 liter turbo engine capable of developing 270 horsepower. The drivetrain of the Volkswagen Golf R is completed by a six speed manual gearbox and an all wheel drive system. The Volkswagen Golf R will come with a base price of 28.930 pounds. The Volkswagen Scirocco R will get its power from a 2.0 liter TSI four cylinder engine capable of developing 265 horsepower. The powertrain of the Volkswagen Scirocco R is completed by a six speed manual gearbox and a front wheel drive system. A six speed DSG gearbox that costs 1300 pounds is optionally available for both the Volkswagen Scirocco R and the Volkswagen Golf R .

The Volkswagen Golf R has a level of 199 grams per kilometer of carbon dioxide emissions or 195 grams per kilometer when equipped with the DSG transmission while the fuel economy figures are up to 33.2 mpg UK on the combined cycle or 33.6 mpg when equipped with the DSG transmission. The Volkswagen Golf R is capable of reaching a maximum speed of 250 km/h or 155 mph while accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.7 seconds or 5.5 seconds when equipped with the DSG transmission. The Volkswagen Golf R will be available in two body styles, with either three doors or five doors.

The Volkswagen Scirocco R has a level of 189 grams per kilometer of carbon dioxide emissions or 187 grams per kilometer when equipped with the DSG transmission while the combined fuel economy is of 34.9 mpg UK or 35.3 mpg UK when equipped with the DSG transmission. The Volkswagen Scirocco R manages to reach a maximum speed of 250 km/h while being able to go from standstill to 100 km/h in 6.0 seconds or 5.8 seconds when equipped with the DSG transmission.

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