Volkswagen Scirocco 2014 Facelifted

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.

2009 Volkswagen Scirocco GT TDI Announced

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VW announced a new diesel version of the Scirocco – the Volkswagen Scirocco GT TDI. The Volkswagen Scirocco GT TDI is powered by a 2.0-litre diesel engine that outputs 258 lbs ft of torque from 1,750 rpm. You have a choice between two gearboxes, a six-speed manual or six-speed DSG. It can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 8.1 seconds. The Volkswagen Scirocco GT TDI has a top speed of 138 mph (DSG: 136), a fuel economy of 53.3 mpg and a CO2 emissions level of 139 g/km (DSG: 147).

Standard features include a six-disc CD changer, dual-zone climate control, electronic stability control and VW’s Adaptive Chassis Control, which offers three separate suspension settings. Also newly available are 19-inch “Lugano” alloy rims.

As with all models in the Scirocco range, the new GT 2.0-litre TDI 170PS is fitted with Adaptive Chassis Control (ACC) operating through pneumatic valves in the damper units.
The system allows the driver to select from normal, comfort or sport modes to define the desired suspension and steering response settings for the conditions.