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VW BlueSport Roadster: Ready for production

VW BlueSport Roadster
According to this source, the VW BlueSport Roadster is finally ready for production and will set you back around $30k.

Now, according to AutoWeek, Volkswagen’s BlueSport Roadster is ready to make the leap from concept to production. Due to the mid-engine platform, Volkswagen says that the production BlueSport could carry a starting price-tag of about $30,000 when it hits showrooms.

Right now there is only one BlueSport Roadster in existence and it carries a 180-hp 2.0 TDI 4-cylinder common-rail diesel. Mated to a 6-speed DSG, the BlueSport Roadster averages a whopping 55 mpg.

According to Mario Fabiano, the BlueSport’s project leader, also under consideration is the 265-hp 2.0L turbocharged gasoline direct-injection that powers the Scirocco R.

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Source: eGM Cartech