Volkswagen has released a new promotional video for the 2013 Golf R Cabrio.

Looking virtually identical to the concept that was unveiled at GTI-Wörthersee 2011, the production model has an aggressive front fascia, aerodynamic side skirts and a dual exhaust system. We can also see LED daytime running lights, gloss black accents and Talladega-style alloy wheels.

Interior changes are limited, but there's embroidered leather seats, a flat-bottom steering wheel and plenty of R badging.

Official specifications are still pending, but the model is expected to feature a turbocharged 2.0-liter petrol engine that develops 270 HP (199 kW) and 350 Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque. It should enable the convertible 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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