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VW Beetle R: Coming to Frankfurt Motor Show

VW Beetle R

VW will introcude the VW Beetle R at the Frankfurt Motor Show.

Nothing is official, but sources have told the magazine the high-performance model will feature a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with approximately 240 PS (177 kW / 237 hp). If that is correct, the output is less than the Golf R’s 270 PS (199 kW / 266 hp) but more than the 200 PS (147 kW / 197 hp) offered in the Beetle Turbo.

Additionally, the model is expected to feature front-wheel drive, a sport-tuned suspension and the usual styling tweaks.