Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet Previewed Ahead of Geneva Motor Show Debut – Video
While not the outright performance flagship of the Volkswagen Golf brand, the new Golf R Cabriolet is likely to be the most expensive.
Set to be the fastest open-top Golf ever, the R Cabrio is based off the regular Golf Cabrio but gains new bodywork, larger wheels and an up-rated 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder that will produce somewhere around 270 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. Mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission it should be able to hit 60 mph in around 6 seconds.
Interior upgrades will include fancy thickly-bolstered seats and a flat bottom steering wheel.
The Golf R Cabriolet will likely be the last current-generation Golf model to be announced, coming after the reveal of the seventh-generation 2014 Golf at the Paris Motor Show earlier this year.
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