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Volkswagen unveiled a Golf R Cabrio concept at Wörthersee 2011 and our spies have managed to catch the first pictures of the upcoming model.

Snapped wearing a GTI body, the prototype wouldn't raise any eyebrows if it weren't for the Talladega-style wheels which are a trademark of Golf R models. Despite the prototype's low-key appearance, the production model will likely feature an aggressive front fascia, aerodynamic side skirts and a center-mounted dual exhaust system. We can also expect a sport-tuned suspension, high-performance brakes and an upgraded interior.

Power will be provided by a turbocharged 2.0-liter petrol engine that develops 270 PS (199 kW / 266 hp) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque. It should enable the model to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in less than six seconds and hit a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph).

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