Volkswagen Scirocco R Model Year (MY12) 2012 Specifications and Pricing

With a European heritage dating back to 1974, the Scirocco is a sports coupe that encompasses style, performance, safety, comfort and practicality.

To be offered exclusively as the premium Scirocco R, this car features a mix of unique and sporty Scirocco elements, combined with typical R-model styling accents and of course performance.

The Scirocco R features the 2.0 litre TSI turbocharged engine producing a power output of 188kW and maximum torque of 330Nm available from 2,500rpm. All of this performance is delivered through a specially tuned sport chassis with adaptive chassis control, Extended Electronic Differential Lock (XDL) and 6 speed manual or optional 6 speed Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG).

An extensive equipment list befits such a special car and includes 19” Talladega alloy wheels, Bi-Xenon headlights, Bluetooth connectivity, dual zone climate control air conditioning, parking distance sensors and RCD510 audio system.

Model                   Transmission                                                Model Code               Retail Price

Scirocco R            6 speed Manual                                  137RX2/12                  $47,490

Scirocco R            6 speed DSG                                      137RX3/12                  $49,990

Option                                                                              Code                           Retail Price

Dynaudio Excite 300W premium audio system   9VE                             $1,100

Panoramic electrically tilting glass roof                            3FG                             $1,800

RNS510 satellite navigation system                                 R2Z                             $2,500

The Scirocco R will this week be available in the NADCON Configurator to enable you to place customer forward orders. An initial shipment of demonstrator vehicles is scheduled to arrive in dealerships in late December, with subsequent stock due to arrive during the first quarter of 2012. 

Scirocco R Standard Equipment Highlights

  • Safety and Security
  • Front, front side and curtain airbags (6)
  • Front safety optimised head restraints
  • ABS, EDL, XDL, ASR, ESP, Brake Assist and Hill Start Assist (HSA)
  • Anti-theft alarm system
  • Exterior
  • 3 Door coupe body with R body styling package including high gloss black highlights
  • Gloss, Metallic or Pearl Effect paint finish
  • 19“ Talladega alloy wheels (4) with low tyre pressure indicator and tyre mobility set (no spare wheel)

Comfort and Convenience

  • Remote central locking
  • Power front windows
  • Parking distance sensors, rear with Optical Parking System (OPS)
  • Adaptive chassis control
  • Cruise control
  • Multi-Function Display (MFD Plus)
  • Dual zone automatic climate control air conditioning
  • Front centre armrest
  • Multi-function leather sports steering wheel with gearshift paddles (with DSG)
  • RCD510 6 disc CD changer, touchscreen, SD card slot, 8 speakers, aux-in
  • Media Device Interface (MDI), supplied with USB connection cable
  • Bluetooth phone connectivity with audio streaming
  • “Silver Lane“ decorative trim and aluminium pedals
  • Front R Top sports seats, heated with height adjustment and rear seat easy entry aid
  • “Kyalami“/“San Remo“ cloth/mirco fibre combination upholstery
  • Electrically adjustable, foldable and heated door mirrors with pass. curb view function and environment lighting
  • Rain sensing windscreen wipers
  • Automatically dimming interior rear-view mirror
  • Bi-Xenon headlights, headlight washers and automatic self leveling
  • Automatic headlights and coming/leaving home function
  • LED daytime driving lights and dark tinted taillights
  • Dark tinted rear side and rear window glass, 65% light absorbing
  • Aluminium door sill strips with R logo


  • 6 speed Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG)
  • Dynaudio Excite 300W premium audio system
  • Panoramic electrically tilting glass roof
  • RNS510 satellite navigation system

Exterior Colours and Interior Trim

  • Candy White B4B4
  • Reflex Silver Metallic 8E8E
  • Viper Green Metallic 6B6B
  • Indium Grey Metallic X3X3
  • Rising Blue Pearl Effect 4C4C
  • Deep Black Pearl Effect 2T2T
  • Black “Kyalami“ cloth / Grey “San Remo“ micro fibre combination IH

Please note: Leather upholstery will not be available for the Scirocco R.

Technical Summary

2.0 litre TSI petrol engine
Engine type: 4 cyl. inline direct injection turbocharged petrol engine
Displacement: 2.0L/1984 cm³
Max. power: 188 @ 6000 rpm
Max. torque: 330 @ 2500 – 5000 rpm
Acceleration 0-100km/h: 6.2 seconds (man), 6.0 seconds (DSG)
Emissions standard: EU 5
Fuel consumption: 8.1L/100km (man), 8.2L/100km (DSG) combined (ADR 81/02)
Transmission: 6 speed manual
Optional 6 Speed Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG)
Drive: Front wheel drive with Extended Electronic Differential Lock (XDL)
Suspension: Sports suspension
Adaptive chassis control
Brakes: Front and rear disc brakes with black ‘R‘ brake calipers

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