Exterior design updates distinguish it from the standard model and include a redesigned and sportier front bumper that boasts a larger air intake as well as projector-style fog lights.

The US-Spec Volkswagen CC is set to receive the R-Line treatment before the end of the year and here are the first photos to prove it. The model received its mid-cycle facelift for the 2013 model year and went on sale in March, the R-Line version will arrive in dealerships before the end of the year.

Exterior design updates distinguish it from the standard model and include a redesigned and sportier front bumper that boasts a larger air intake as well as projector-style fog lights. A set of unique 18-inch alloy wheels, shaded taillights and R-Line badging completes the look. Inside the cabin, there are stainless-steel R-Line scuff plates and a multifunction steering wheel.

The package is only available with 2.0-liter, turbocharged TSI engine that generates 200 PS (147 kW / 197 hp) with either six-speed manual or a six-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

The Volkswagen CC R-Line will be unveiled at the Auto Mobil International show in Leipzig on June 1st.

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