New engines and entry-level price for VW SciroccoVolkswagen is expanding its Scirocco coupé range

10 October 2008

Volkswagen is expanding its Scirocco coupé range

Volkswagen is expanding its Scirocco coupé range

Volkswagen is expanding its Scirocco coupé range, adding new engines and an entry-level specification.

So, alongside the existing 2.0-litre turbo 'Scirocco GT' model, you can now buy a regular Scirocco with a 1.4-litre petrol engine. 

Turbocharged and supercharged, this produces 158bhp and reaches 62mph in 8.0 seconds. This is capable of 42.8mpg combined, and emits 154g/km of CO2.

Also joining the line-up in both standard and GT trim is a 138bhp 2.0-litre diesel. This does 0-62mph in 9.3 seconds, and is available with six-speed manual or twin-clutch gearbox. 

A combined fuel economy of 55.4mpg and CO2 emissions of 134g/km (manual) make this the economical choice.

All cars get VW’s Adaptive Chassis Control system, while the standard trim also includes a six-CD changer, air conditioning, and 17-ich alloys amongst its equipment.

On sale now, the 1.4-litre petrol costs £18,790, and the 2.0-litre diesel starts at £19,515.

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