Jun 4, 2011

Volkswagen showed the "supercharged" convertible Golf R

At a large annual tuning show GTI-Treffen was introduced convertible concept based at the "charged" hatchback Volkswagen Golf R.

This year the festival GTI-Treffen, which takes place on the shores of lake Wörthersee Austria is held in the 30th time and for the anniversary event, Volkswagen decided to show their best works of various brands. Audi has introduced a 500 hp hatchback A1, and Skoda - an open version of the Fabia vRS S2000. Both cars were designed specifically for the show and presented in a single copy.

Volkswagen has decided to please fans of the open version of the powerful Golf. At the festival, was presented the concept car Golf R Cabriolet, equipped with a 270-horsepower engine. "This powerful convertible demonstrates endless potential of the model Golf ", - said in a release.

Serial Golf convertible was introduced recently. And now the company presents a more powerful version of it, which was created sports division of VW. Turbocharged 2-liter engine that develops 270 hp and 350 Nm accelerates the convertible to 100 km/h in less than 6 seconds and top speed is 250 km/h - it makes the Golf R Cabriolet Concept fastest Golf with an open top.

Externally, the concept is different aerodynamic body kit, 19-inch wheels with special design Glendale, behind which are visible 17-inch ventilated disc brakes and a saturated blue color Aplomb Blue. The interior was also redesigned, taking into account the nature of the sports model. Leather sport seats are decorated in dark blue, combined with gray leather "Nappa".

There is no information about any plans for mass production of Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet. It is only known that Skoda not exactly go into mass production, as well as Audi city car with modified engine from the RS 3.