2009 Volkswagen Scirocco Porterville CA

After a16-year absence, the third-generation Volkswagen Scirocco returns with styling evoking earlier Giorgetto Giugiaro designs. With an aggressively low and stable stance, the 2-door coupé is ready to take back its position as the sportiest Volkswagen in the lineup.

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2009 Volkswagen Scirocco

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Critical Knowledge:
  • All-new, third-generation model

  • Styling evokes earlier Giorgetto Giugiaro design

  • Front-wheel-drive (FWD) platform

  • Gasoline and diesel engines

  • On sale in late summer 2008

  • North American sales not announced

Introduction
The Volkswagen Scirocco traces its roots back to the Karmann Ghia, the German automaker's popular Italian-styled coupé that was in production for nearly two decades beginning in the mid 1950s.

Volkswagen was looking for a more modern replacement for the Beetle-based Ghia, so they chose to build the new car on their updated front engine/FWD Rabbit platform. The first Scirocco debuted in 1974 at the Geneva Motor Show. With styling penned by Giorgetto Giugiaro, the 2-door coupé with a liftback was much sleeker and sportier than its platform twin, even though they shared nearly all of the same running gear. Over the next 18 years, the Scirocco continued to be the sportiest model in the lineup, even as it was sold side-by-side with Volkswagen's popular Rabbit/Golf GTI. VW discontinued the Scirocco in 1992, replacing it with the short-lived Corrado. The 2008 Geneva Motor Show marks the 34th anniversary of the first launch of the Scirocco, and the first introduction of an all-new, third-generation model. At this time, the 2009 Volkswagen Scirocco is designated for sale only in European markets....

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