Geneva Live – 2014 VW Scirocco (facelift)

Posted on: Mar 5, 2014 - 2:08pm IST

The 2014 VW Scirocco facelift had its public debut yesterday at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. The Scirocco sits above the Golf in VW’s international portfolio.

2014 VW Scirocco Facelift front at Geneva Motor Show

The refreshed Scirocco gets LED daytime running lights (on variants sold with Bi-Xenon lights) and a revised front bumper which features aerodynamic ‘blades’ in the outer section.

2014 VW Scirocco Facelift front three quarters at Geneva Motor Show

At the rear, VW designers have lent the car LED taillights, while the bumper is placed lower to enhance the stance of the Scirocco.

2014 VW Scirocco Facelift rear three quarters at Geneva Motor Show

The ‘VW’ logo on the tailgate now functions as a release for the bootlid, a feature seen the VW Polo as well. Inside, the dashboard gets new-look dials and a secondary instrument cluster above the centre console, consisting of a chronometer, charge pressure and oil temperature gauges.

2014 VW Scirocco Facelift side at Geneva Motor Show

All engines of the revised Scirocco now adhere to EU6 standards. The petrol range starts from a 1.4-litre 125 PS (earlier was 122 PS), and includes a new 2.0-litre 180 PS (which replaces the previous 1.4-litre 160 PS unit). An older 2.0-litre TSI 210 PS is replaced with a 220 PS unit which promises 19 percent better fuel efficiency.

2014 VW Scirocco Facelift steering wheel at Geneva Motor Show

Two diesel engines are available, both 2.0-litre units, with either 150 PS or 184 PS output.

All engines come with a choice of a six-speed manual, or a six- or seven-speed DSG gearbox.

The refreshed Scirocco commences bookings in the UK on May 20. Deliveries begin in September.

2014 VW Scirocco Facelift at 2014 Geneva Motor Show – Image Gallery

2014 VW Scirocco Facelift – Press Release

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