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Volkswagen Scirocco coming to Australia early 2012

Volkswagen has just confirmed with CarAdvice that the sporty Volkswagen Scirocco will be heading to Australian showrooms. The sleeker, swoopier Volkswagen Golf-derived hatch will be unveiled at the Australian International Motor Show in July and then go on sale locally in the first quarter of 2012. The only model to enter our market will be the top of the range 'R'...

Volkswagen Scirocco production reaches 100,000

Volkswagen has just signaled its 100,000th sale of the new Scirocco. Autoeuropa, the Automoveis plant in Portugal where the Scirocco is built, celebrated the milestone through the rolling out of a fully-optioned Volkswagen Scirocco R version in Rising Blue Metallic. The current model (third generation) is only going through its second year of sales, since being introduced in 2008...

Volkswagen Scirocco natural gas-powered racer to compete at Nürburgring 24-hour

Volkswagen will field three natural gas-powered Scirocco race cars in next month's legendary Nürburgring 24-hour endurance event competitors have dubbed 'Green Hell'. The Volkswagen Scirocco GT24-CNG coupés are all fitted with a 2.0-litre TSI engine, powered by compressed natural gas. The engines develop 243kW, but reduces CO2 emissions by 80 per cent as compared to a conventional petrol-powered engine...

Video: Volkswagen Golf R against Scirocco R

Following its official debut at the Frankfurt motor show, the new Golf R has been propelled to the top of the hot hatch stakes proving that good things do come in small packages. In Volkswagen's latest video teaser it is taking sibling rivalry to new heights by pitting the Golf R against its namesake stablemate - the Scirocco R.

2009 Volkswagen Scirocco R debuts

Volkswagen has unveiled its performance flagship Scirocco R-Line model in production form following its concept debut at the Bologna Motor Show. The Scirocco R features a modified version of the previous generation Golf's 2.0-litre turbocharged engine which boosts power to 195kW and 350Nm. This 2...

VW Europe launches Scirocco GT TDI

Volkswagen's new performance diesel variant of the Scirocco GT is now available to order in Europe. Equipped with a 2.0-litre TDI 125kW (at 4200rpm) engine the Scirocco GT TDI combines effortless acceleration, made possible by 350Nm of torque delivered from 1,750 rpm, and the ability to return 4.43 litres per 100km on the combined cycle...

Volkswagen Scirocco Studie R concept

Volkswagen has premiered its latest concept at the Bologna Motor Show, inspired by the Scirocco GT24 racer which competed at the Nürburgring 24-hour endurance race earlier this year. The Scirocco Studie R is finished in white, with red and green accents on the wing mirrors which pay homage to the show's host nation. The design study boasts an uprated 199kW 2...

Video: Volkswagen Scirocco promo

Volkswagen has released a pair of promo videos of its new and hotly anticipated Scirocco. The first of these two videos is a computer generated fly-by-wire tour of the Scirocco, and the second is a live action sequence boasting the performance of VW's newest model. The front-drive Scirocco in the clip is powered by a 2...

Volkswagen Scirocco Coming To Aus

Yesterday we begged Volkswagen to bring this beautiful car to Australia: Today a spokesman from Volkswagen Group Australia told car advice that there is a "pretty good chance" this car will make down under in the next few years! Thank you Volkswagen Australia!