A top-spec Scirocco Coupe carrying the label ”R20T” is rumoured to be in the works. It get its name from its 245hp 2.0 liter turbo power unit – the same unit currently employed in the Audi S3.

The Scirocco Coupe has been well received by the public, but the automotive enthusiast will always demand just a little bit more. A demand Volkswagen are more than happy to meet. A top-spec Scirocco Coupe carrying the label ”R20T” is rumoured to be in the works. It get its name from the 245hp 2.0 liter turbo power unit that is set to be housed in the engine bay – the same unit currently employed in the Audi S3.

According to a report by carmagazine the Scirocco R20T will draw its inspiration from the GT24 race car (pictured), giving it an overall more agressive look to it. It will accelerate from 0-62mph in under 6 seconds before reaching an electronically limited top speed of 155mph. U.K. Pricing is expected to start in the £25K range and it will be launched early in 2010.

 

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