Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet toots its 207-horsepower horn

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  1. dubbot

    dubbot Well-Known Member

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    While we get the Volkswagen Eos, other markets get this: the Golf GTI Cabriolet. We had a good look at it under the lights of the Geneva Motor Show, and now VW has dropped a slew of photos of the convertible in its natural environment.

    Under the hood is a 207-horsepower, 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, mated to either a six-speed manual or dual-clutch gearbox. The car's feminine aspect has been mentioned, but VW would like to focus people's attention on the 0-to-62 time of 7.3 seconds, making it the fastest GTI convertible ever, the top speed of 147 miles per hour, and it being "the most economical model in its class." And the man at the wheel in the press photos.

    You can have a good, varied look at it in the gallery of high-res photos, and check out the press release by scrolling down.Continue reading Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet toots its 207-horsepower horn
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