The Volkswagen Golf VI Cabriolet is set to debut next month at the Paris Motor Show

Even though we are just a few days away from the launch of the all-new Volkswagen Golf VII, the German automaker hasn’t forgotten about the outgoing model, and in these latest spy shots we see the Cabriolet version of the Golf VI undergoing some last-minute testing at the Nürburgring, before the car’s official unveiling which is set for September’s Paris Motor Show.

The convertible is going to get a more aggressive front fascia, a center-mounted dual exhaust system (not mounted on this prototype) and aerodynamic side skirts. It will also feature a sport-tuned suspension, 19-inch alloys and a high-performance braking system.

Just like the regular Golf R, its convertible counterpart will be motivated by a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine that pumps out 270 hp (199 kW) and 258 lb-ft (350 Nm) of torque, enough for a 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint in “less than six seconds”, before hitting a top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h).

Gallery: Volkswagen Golf R Cabrio spied again