Report: Volkswagen Polo R on the way, new Golf R in the works

Word on the street is that Volkswagen is finishing up its testing on the Polo R hot-hatchback and that the model could debut very soon.

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Power for the Volkswagen Polo R is expected to come from the Mk6 Golf’s 2.0 liter turbo engine making 225-hp. That will push the front-wheel-drive model from 0 to 60 mph in about 6 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph.

R&D chief Ulrich Hackenberg for Volkswagen has also confirmed that the company is working on a new Golf R that will hit roads by 2013-2014. Power is expected to come in around 276-hp from the Mk7 Golf GTI’s new 2.0 liter turbo engine.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: AutoCar