Published on December 19th, 2013 | by Daniel Sherman Fernandez0
VW Scirocco R 2014 Gets More Power & Revised Looks
The Scirocco R is in need of a facelift to compete with a host of rivals. A recent news report from VW insiders have confirmed that a revised Scirocco R is on the way and it will sport some of the visual bits seen in the all new Golf GTI and Golf R. handling and power will also be bumped up. The Scirocco R is actually is a more involving driver’s car than the Golf R. Based on the platform of the old Golf MK 6 it is a very involving drivers car.
Also the production of the Volkswagen 265 hp EA113 turbo engine has been halted. Its replacement should be the new 300 hp version of the 2.0 TSI rated at 300 hp and 380 Nm of torque That’s the same engine you get in the Golf 7 R and the Audi S3 model range.
Cosmetic changes will also be made to the front bumper of the car, which together with headlights should adopt the new VW design language. With a keen look and 300 horsepower, the R is walking in the footsteps of all-time FWD hot hatch greats.