Volswagen Scirocco R arrives in NZ

Volswagen Scirocco R arrives in NZ

The Scirocco R has just arrived in New Zealand and offers an impressive performance package with a strong engine and chassis, unique looks and exclusive features.

A turbo charged four-cylinder TSI engine is being used in the new Scirocco R. Its strength is in its high power and torque values with significantly reduced fuel consumption. With a 6 speed DSG transmission, just 8.0L of petrol flows to the combustion chambers via direct injection per 100km of driving. That corresponds to CO2 emissions of 187 g/km pretty good for a 250 km/h (electronically limited) sports car.

Back in May 2009 at the 24 hour race on the Nürburgring — Volkswagen proved how much dynamic potential the Scirocco possesses. Three Scirocco GT24 race cars powered by a TSI petrol engine with 230kW entered the marathon ride through the “Green Hell” there. Each of them bore a close resemblance to the production vehicle, both technically and visually. By the end of the 24 hours, the Scirocco GT24 team scored a victory in the class of vehicles with two-litre turbo engines.

While its no GT24 race car the Scirocco R for New Zealand is highly specified. As standard, it features an alarm system for security, 18″ žTalladegaŸ alloy wheels, bi-xenon headlights, auto light control, rain sensing wipers, an auto dimming interior mirror, ParkPilot for the rear, privacy glass, Climatronic dual zone air conditioning, heated front seats, RCD 510 6 CD stereo system with touch screen and MDI media device interface for connectivity with media devices. The price for the Scirocco R is $68,250.

Dean Sheed, Volkswagen General Manager for New Zealand, welcomes the latest member of the R family to New Zealand: “The Scirocco has found homes with many kiwis since we launched it almost a year ago — over 100 customers in fact — making it the most popular sports coupe in 2009. The Scirocco R, like its sibling the Golf R, takes driving dynamics to a whole new level.”

To find out more click here to visit the Volkwagen NZ website.

The Scirocco R has just arrived in New Zealand and offers an impressive performance package with a strong engine and chassis, unique looks and exclusive features.

A turbo charged four-cylinder TSI engine is being used in the new Scirocco R. Its strength is in its high power and torque values with significantly reduced fuel consumption. With a 6 speed DSG transmission, just 8.0L of petrol flows to the combustion chambers via direct injection per 100km of driving. That corresponds to CO2 emissions of 187 g/km pretty good for a 250 km/h (electronically limited) sports car.

Back in May 2009 at the 24 hour race on the Nürburgring — Volkswagen proved how much dynamic potential the Scirocco possesses. Three Scirocco GT24 race cars powered by a TSI petrol engine with 230kW entered the marathon ride through the “Green Hell” there. Each of them bore a close resemblance to the production vehicle, both technically and visually. By the end of the 24 hours, the Scirocco GT24 team scored a victory in the class of vehicles with two-litre turbo engines.

While its no GT24 race car the Scirocco R for New Zealand is highly specified. As standard, it features an alarm system for security, 18″ žTalladegaŸ alloy wheels, bi-xenon headlights, auto light control, rain sensing wipers, an auto dimming interior mirror, ParkPilot for the rear, privacy glass, Climatronic dual zone air conditioning, heated front seats, RCD 510 6 CD stereo system with touch screen and MDI media device interface for connectivity with media devices. The price for the Scirocco R is $68,250.

Dean Sheed, Volkswagen General Manager for New Zealand, welcomes the latest member of the R family to New Zealand: “The Scirocco has found homes with many kiwis since we launched it almost a year ago — over 100 customers in fact — making it the most popular sports coupe in 2009. The Scirocco R, like its sibling the Golf R, takes driving dynamics to a whole new level.”

To find out more click here to visit the Volkwagen NZ website.

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