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2013 Volkswagen Golf R revealed [video]

Should have 270 HP (199 kW)

Volkswagen has released a new promotional video for the 2013 Golf R Cabrio.

Looking virtually identical to the concept that was unveiled at GTI-Wörthersee 2011, the production model has an aggressive front fascia, aerodynamic side skirts and a dual exhaust system. We can also see LED daytime running lights, gloss black accents and Talladega-style alloy wheels.

Interior changes are limited, but there's embroidered leather seats, a flat-bottom steering wheel and plenty of R badging.

Official specifications are still pending, but the model is expected to feature a turbocharged 2.0-liter petrol engine that develops 270 HP (199 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque. It should enable the convertible to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in less than six seconds and hit a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph).

Source: Volkswagen

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Comments (7)

 LWE7 LWE7
Its maybe from the old generation, but it still looks like a nice car.
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December 20, 2012 7:12 am
 EnzoTinyu EnzoTinyu
Old car scam! Boo!!!
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December 20, 2012 4:58 am
 SDman SDman
this is the old golf... wtf
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December 19, 2012 8:08 pm
 SebXX SebXX
What's the point to release a VI variation (even as entertaining as a "R" cab) while the VII is on the market already?
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December 19, 2012 3:49 pm
 EMBJATI85 EMBJATI85
its so sick
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December 19, 2012 2:45 pm
 N20_Purge N20_Purge
Dubbed engine sound and the footage has been sped up. Nice way of keeping it real, VW!
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December 19, 2012 2:29 pm