Production Volkswagen Golf R Cabriolet Coming

Do you guys like the MINI hatchback turned cabriolet? Of course not, it’s a big girl’s blouse with a silly boot lid that makes you look like you’re stuffing a duck in an over every time you try to put something in.
Golf R Cabriolet Concept 1 photo
Photo: Volkswagen
Thankfully, three’s an equally German alternative on the road, and it’s called the the Golf GTI Cabrio. It comes with a bigger two-liter engine and is less... posh. Thankfully though, there might be an alternative for the people who think 210 horsepower isn’t enough.

A Chinese website has uncovered copyright patents for a production version of the Golf R Concept that was shown at last year’s Wothersee GTI meet in Austria, the one we’re showing you. These patent images basically all but confirm a production version is coming, since there is no other reason to protect the car’s basic shape in China.

The Golf R Cabriolet should make use of a 2.0-liter four cylinder engine and all-wheel drive. The standard sprint should be dealt with in about 6 seconds, which is amazing considering the lack of a roof. Lookf or a production model to debut this year, seeing as the Golf Mk7 is just around the corner.

Story via China Car Times
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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