2017 Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet Specs, Review – This year’s Wörthersee meet up with in Austria is turning out being fairly an party for the Germans with the Volkswagen Group brands churning out one concept after the other. Pursuing the debut of the Skoda Fabia RS 2000 Convertible, the German group pulled the veils off the Golf R Cabriolet research.
Using the a short while ago released new Golf Cabriolet as a base, the designers and engineers of the Volkswagen R GmbH division built a convertible model of the gutsy Golf R hatchback.
Just like its closed top rated counterpart, the soft-top Golf R Cabriolet is run by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine putting out 270-horses and 350Nm (258.2 lb-ft) of peak torque from a small 2,five hundred rpm. The standard sprint to 100km/h (62mph) from standstill will come in a lot less than six.0 seconds while prime speed is limited at 250km/h (155mph).
Volkswagen didn’t say if the Golf R Cabriolet is geared up with the hatchback’s all-wheel drive system or if ability is transferred to the front wheels alone.
What the Cabriolet does get is a twenty five mm reduced sport chassis in addition to a 17-inch brake system with internally ventilated discs at all wheels and blue painted high-performance brake callipers, and 19-inch “Talladega” alloy wheels wrapped in size 235 tires.
The car also features the Golf R’s aero kit with a new front bumper, facet sills and a redesigned rear bumper housing two central tail pipes. Inside, there are bucket seats in dark blue carbon leather, coupled with high-end Nappa leather in “Pure Grey”, furthermore carbon accents and sand-blasted aluminium door sill plates with black piano paint inlays.
For the time being, the Golf R Cabriolet stays a pure research, but we wouldn’t rule out the chance of a manufacturing version in the near characteristic just nonetheless.