Volkswagen shows the Scirocco facelift

Volkswagen shows the Scirocco facelift

Volkswagen revealed on Sunday (16) new Scirocco coup?. The model has undergone facelift and some technical changes, and will be presented to the public at the Geneva Motor Show 2014, scheduled to open March 6.

External changes are basically cosmetic, as the updates front and rear bumpers, grille, bi-xenon headlights and LED flashlights. Series, the light-alloy wheels are 17 inches, with options of 18 and 19 inches. Internally, the dashboard was renovated.

As for the powertrain options, the coupe now has three possible blocks, starting with the 1.4 direct injection, which delivers 123 horsepower. The 2.0 has three settings: 177 hp, 217 hp and 276 hp. Finally, the 2.0 turbodiesel arrives with 141 hp or 181 hp. Series, are linked to a six-speed manual gearbox, with optional dual clutch transmission and six-speed, always with front wheel drive.

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