VIDEO: Volkswagen Golf R and Scirocco R Hit the Track

Colum Wood
by Colum Wood

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Last week Volkswagen took the wraps off the Golf R at the Frankfurt Auto Show, with the high-powered hatch joining the Scirocco in VW’s expanding “R” category.

Now VW has released a short video of both cars in their ideal environment – the race track.

Along with some stylish bodywork and interior treatments, the Golf R gets a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder that makes 265hp and 258 ft-lbs of torque. Mated to a six-speed manual it is slated to hit 62 mph in about 6.5 seconds, or 6.4 seconds with the DSG. It also gets VW’s 4Motion AWD system.

GALLERY: 2010 Volkswagen Golf R

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