The new Golf R Convertible is the first ever open top R Model besides being the fastest ever production Golf. Its hood can be raised in 11 seconds and lowered in 9.5 seconds with a speed of 18 mph. The vehicle itself accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph in 6.4 seconds while its top speed is electronically limited to 250 kmph.
This sports car will be ready for delivery to customers by spring 2013. It will be fitted with a 2.0 liter turbo engine with direct petrol injection offering 265 PS power and 350 Nm torque. The engine will be mated to a 6 speed dual clutch gearbox. For such a fast and open top car, fuel consumption is surprisingly lower than expected, offering 8.2 liters per 100 km.
The top ranging Golf Cabriolet is seen with LED daytime running lights and LED rear lights, 18” alloy wheels, sports seats upholstered in leather. Among its features are automatic climate control and audio system with CD player. The Golf R Cabriolet will come in at a cost of €43,325 in the German auto market.