has showcased the all new Scirocco GTS in Shanghai, China, a successor to the
iconic Mark II Scirocco GTS from 1982.
say that the GTS will have a top speed of 246kmph and will do 0-100kmph in 6.5
seconds. The GTs will have a 2 litre, 4 cylinder, turbo charged direct
injection petrol engine producing 217bhp and 350Nm of torque lifted from the
Golf GTI mate to a Manual 6 speed transmission. If fitted with 6-speed DSG
gearbox, the top speed slightly comes down to 244kmph which isn’t much to cry
over. Fuel consumption Scirocco GTS 16.39kmpl (combined).
of the car is based on the standard Scirocco fitted with 18-inch alloy wheels
and a 19 inch wheels will be available as optional. Red brake callipers will be
standard. The R-Line package "Exterieur" which is available as
standard includes distinctive R-style bumpers (at the front with integrated fog
lamps and glossy black radiator and air inlet grilles), custom side sill
extensions, a roof spoiler (also R-style) and a diffuser. The wing mirror caps
are painted black and, just like its predecessor, the '82 Scirocco GTS, and can
be ordered in six colours: Deep Black, Indium Grey, Urano Grey, Pure White,
Oryx White and, Flash Red. The GTS can be ordered with a sporty GTS Stripes
that run centrally from the bonnet over the roof and the boot which is an
optional extra, but is standard fitment in China because we all know that
stripes always makes a car faster… Always!
GTS will be available in the end of May in Europe and soon after in China. It’s
a good car, so we don’t expect it to come anytime ever to India.
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