VW Golf R ‘Evo’ Expected at 2014 Beijing Motor Show

VW Golf R ‘Evo’ Expected at 2014 Beijing Motor Show
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A more extreme Volkswagen Golf R model is anticipaited to make its debut at the 2014 Beijing Motor Show.

Expected to be badged as the Volkswagen Golf R Evo, the vehicle heading to Beijing will be on display as a concept model initially, with a production model possible afterward. The hot hatch will be a stripped down variant of the Golf R, with the rear seats replaced with a roll cage while the front seats will be thinner to save weight. The roof and sections of the body will be replaced with carbon fiber to further lighten the concept.

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Recently, a rumor surfaced that the Volkswagen Group is preparing an upgraded version of its 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that could sport up to 375 hp. Perhaps the Golf R Evo will be powered by that, giving it an even more significant performance boost.

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[Source: AutoExpress]

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