Here's a short video clip of the VW Scirocco R in real life. Not much is revealed but it's nice to see the two-door FWD beast fresh in the metal.
Admittedly this is not the best-quality video we've seen and it certainly does not raise the goose bumps. But it does go a long way towards showing what the new Volkswagen Scirocco R looks like outside of the glamourous lights and sharp race tracks. The video clip basically shows a lime green exterior and a little bit of the interior before the car is driven up into a trailer. The driver has the courtesy of giving us some aural pleasure by revving it up.
VW will roll out the Scirocco R around the world in the coming months. It's powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine that makes 195kW (265hp) and 350Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque. Transmission options are a 6-speed manual and a DSG gearbox, both of which transmit power to the front wheels. VW says it will go from 0 - 100km/h in just 6.5 seconds (6.4 seconds if fitted with DSG) and let out a 250km/h top speed.
Handling is taken care of through equipment like an electronic XDS differential, lowered sports suspension, dampers and springs. Some exterior features include LED daytime running lights, standard 18-inch wheels and darkened taillights.