The racing model of the brand new Volkswagen Scirocco is all set to point out off its sporting credentials at subsequent month’s 24-Hour Race on the Nürburgring (23 -25 May) because the German carmaker accomplished a complete endurance take a look at on the Motorsport Arena at Oschersleben. Volkswagen will take part within the race on the legendary Nordschleife with three Scirocco vehicles geared up with a 2.Zero-litre TFSI engine delivering over 300 hp and a direct-shift transmission with DSG know-how together with shifting paddles within the steering wheel.

Leading Volkswagen’s line-up of drivers for the 24-hour Nürburgring race is two-time Le Mans winner Hans-Joachim Stuck and the two-time World Rally Champion Carlos Sainz. -Continued “The Scirocco has passed its first real ‘baptism of fire’ well,” says Volkswagen Motorsport Director Kris Nissen. “The racing version was developed and prepared by our technical staff in record time. With the endurance test, we’re perfectly within our truly tight schedule. The Scirocco is a real highlight: when watching the car on the race track for the first time, it simply looks cool.”

Source – carscoops.com

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