Volkswagen has brought to Geneva the last version of the sixth-gen Golf represented by the R Cabriolet version.
Showing two different generations of a car in Geneva is something that we rarely see. Besides the Golf VII family (hatchback, estate, GTI) VW is also showcasing the Golf VI-based R Cabriolet.
Scheduled to go on sale this spring, the Golf VI R Cabriolet comes exclusively with a 4-cylinder, 2.0-liter engine connected to a 6-speed DSG. Offering 265 HP (195 kW), the hot cabrio needs 6.4 seconds until 62 mph (100 km/h) and can reach an electronically-limited 155 mph (250 km/h).
It can be fitted with 18- or 19-inch wheels and benefits from a 25mm lowered suspension. Other goodies include chrome-tipped exhausts, side sill extensions, LED daytime running lights and bi-xenon headlights. The cabin has four individual sport seats and a fully electric insulated top which can be raised in 11s and lowered in 9.5s at speeds of up to 18 mph (29 km/h).