To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the debut of the Scirocco model, Volkswagen will unveil in March, at the Geneva Motor Show, a new facelift. Volkswagen Scirocco gets a new look, an improved interior and more powerful engines.
There are a number of aesthetic and mechanical changes designed to bring a much needed fresh air into this model with a career spanning almost six years.
Five new colors
On the aesthetic level, the facelift brings slightly redesigned headlamps with LED daytime lamps and bi-xenon lights, a modified spoiler and a new grid aligned to the current brand philosophy. The back also comes with new optical blocks, LED’s, a restyled bumper and a different tailgate. All the changes will be adapted to the Performance R version as well.
Future customers will have a choice of five new colours for their new VW Scirocco 2014: Pyramid Gold, Urano Grey, Flash Red, Pure White and Ultra Violet. They come bundled with a new set of alloy wheels with new design.
Even more powerful engines, now with start-stop
Talking about the engines, the main novelty is the presence of a start-stop system as standard. The only exception is the Scirocco R and his 280 horses. In addition to more consumption efficient units , Volkswagen has decided to also increase the power available.
Therefore , the 1.4 TSI engine receives three horsepower to reach 125 , while the 2.0-liter TSI , suffers three versions of power 180, 220 and 280 bhp.
2.0-liter diesel can also be ordered with new resources : 150 and 184 horsepower.
All engines are offered with a manual gearbox, while the dual-clutch DSG is available in the entire range , except for the 1.4 TSI.
Sales of the new Volkswagen Scirocco facelift will be launched in Europe in mid-August.