Worthersee To Debut The Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet Concept

Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet Concept

Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet Concept

The world's largest GTI Meet at Worthersee will be graced by the presence of a fleet of new Volkswagen models, concept cars and accessory highlights.

The world's largest GTI Meet at Worthersee will be graced by the presence of a fleet of new Volkswagen models, concept cars and accessory highlights.

At the event, Volkswagen will unveil the Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet concept car, which boasts 270PS of power with a top speed of 250km/h, as well as the Volkswagen Golf R Concept.

Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet Concept

Designers and engineers of Volkswagen R GmbH have designed the fastest open top Volkswagen Golf ever, with a 0-62mph time of less than six seconds and a 350Nm of torque at 2500rpm.

The Volkswagen Golf R cabriolet follows the closed-top Golf R, being lowered by 25mm via a sport chassis. It also features 19 inch "Talladega" alloy wheels with a 17 inch brake system with internally ventilated discs complete with high performance blue painted brake callipers which include an R-logo.

Motorsport shell seats in dark blue carbon leather are combined with Nappa leather in "Pure Grey". The backs of the seats are finished in black piano paint. The door sill plates are sand blasted aluminium with black piano paint inlays.

Volkswagen Golf R Concept

Two Volkswagen Golf R Concepts will be on show at Worthersee, also powered by a 2.0 litre turbo engine producing 270PS.

One of the two concepts will feature "Velvet Grey Metallic" exterior paint, with 19 inch "Talladega" polished alloy wheels with brake callipers finished in orange.

The outer segments of the motorsport shell seats are upholstered in black Nappa leather with anthracite Nappa leather used towards to inner surfaces. As with the Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet Concept, the back shells are finished in black piano paint. The steering wheel, gear shift level and door sill plates are made of carbon.

The second Volkswagen Golf R Concept is finished in "Aplomb Blue" with 19 inch "Glendale" wheels in "Brilliant Silver" which are new to the Volkswagen Golf. Again, the exterior mirror caps, as well as interior accents and door sill plates are made of carbon.

Published 2 June 2011 Staff

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