VW Scirocco R (facelift)

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Description

The third generation of the Volkswagen Scirocco was a sporty 3-door C-Segment hatchback launched at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show, based on the Volkswagen Group A5 platform. The car received a facelift in 2014.

The fastest version of the model was the Volkswagen Scirocco R fitted with a turbocharged four cylinder 2.0 TSI engine (EA113) producing 265 hp (195 kw) of power and 350 Nm of torque, mated to a 6 speed manual or a 6 speed DSG dual clutch transmission. The car accelerated from 0-100 km/h in 6,5 seconds (6,4 seconds with the DSG) and could reach a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). It was also equipped with the XDS electronic transverse differential lock on the front axle, larger brakes, modified ESP, redesigned exhaust system and specially tuned sport chassis with Dynamic Chassis Control System (DCC) and McPherson front suspension / four-link rear suspension. Visually, the car was distinguished by the redesigned bumpers with larger air intakes, LED daytime running lights, glossy black radiator grille, 18 inch or 19 inch “Talladega” wheels, glossy black mirror caps, double oval chrome exhaust pipes, roof spoiler, glossy black diffuser and tinted tailights. Inside the car featured sports seats, leather flat bottomed steering wheel, aluminium inlets, high gloss black accents, aluminium pedals and sporty instrument cluster.

The VW Scirocco R (facelift) launched in 2014 with minor visual and mechanical updates. The updated 2.0 TSI engine produced 280 hp (206 kw) of power and 350 Nm of torque, The facelifted model accelerated from 0-100 km/h in 5,7 seconds (5,5 seconds with the DSG) and could reach a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). Visually, the facelifted model featured new front and rear bumpers, redesigned bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights and LED indicators, new LED tailights, slightly redesigned bonnet and new 18 inch or 19 inch alloy wheel design.

 

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Additional information

Model

VW Sciroco R (facelift) (DSG) / (Manual)

Production

2014-2017

Segment

C

Doors

3

Layout

FWD

Engine Displacement

1984 cm3

Cylinders

L4

Induction

Turbocharged

Fuel

Gasoline

Fuel System

Direct Injection

Power (hp)

280

Power (kw)

206

Power (@rpm)

@6000 rpm

Torque (Nm)

350

Torque (@rpm)

@2500 rpm

0-100km/h

5,5 (DSG) / 5,7 (Manual)

Top Speed (km/h)

249 km/h

Top Speed (mph)

155 mph

Consumption (lt/100km)

7,9 (DSG) / 8,0 (Manual)

CO2 (g/km)

185 g/km (DSG) / 187 g/km (Manual)

Gearbox

6 AT / 6 MT

Weight

1450 kg (DSG) / 1426 kg (Manual)

Length

4247 mm

Width

1811 mm

Height

1398 mm

Wheelbase

2578 mm

Front Track

1552 mm

Rear Track

1560 mm

Boot Space

311

Tire Size

235/45 R17

Front Brakes

345 mm Ventilated Discs

Rear Brakes

310 mm Solid Discs