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So I'm still not sure what to make of this thing. It's to be built on the MkV platform with three engine options, 170hp twin turbo 1.4l; the 2.0t we're all familiar with, and the 3.2l V6.

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It doesn't look too bad, depending on the angle. And I've heard it called both names, but the badge in the second image definately says Scirocco.
 

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WOW a twin turbo 4 cylinder that would rock my world! those turbos would have to be so small!!
I can't see the point in putting in a pair of smaller turbos. Why not put in one larger one?
 

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MY friend has a twin turbo 300zx and has so many problems with his turbo. I bet if he had one huge one he would not have that many probs.
 

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Usually when they design two turbos each one is designed for a different section on the power curve. One is designed to make power at the lower rpm band, and the other is for the higher revs so the overall powerband is smooth.
 

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Meh, styling looks like the new Lexus. If they re-released the early 90's body styles with these engine options, I would be all over it. Plus, I (futilely) hope they keep the gutteral growl of the former iterations of Corrado. Hearing that upon launching from the line was the best part about owning the car.
 

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DrJones said:
So I'm still not sure what to make of this thing. It's to be built on the MkV platform with three engine options, 170hp twin turbo 1.4l; the 2.0t we're all familiar with, and the 3.2l V6.

Here's a few scans:





It doesn't look too bad, depending on the angle. And I've heard it called both names, but the badge in the second image definately says Scirocco.
I have to say it looks just like I pictured in my head by reading the title. The car is just sexy. Chalk one up for VW..
 

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You can see how they stuck with the teardrop shape windows on the side and the wedge-shaped angle sweeping back from the front wheel well to the back tail light is also reminiscent of earlier models. The rear window is not as notchy, though - more of a continuation of the roof. While I don't mind the profile or rear view of the car, the front really leaves me underwhelmed. It looks like a friggin' Passat. This is the Corrado/Scirocco.
 

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I know what you mean about the front end. I'm personally not very fond of the big chrome mouth VW has been using recently. And while the Passat's is nowhere near as bad as the Jetta's, I still don't think it belongs. But on the other hand, this car isn't due out for another year or so. Let's hope this isn't a finalized prototype.
 

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Good point - in addition maybe they'll bring back the spoiler automatically raising at b/w 40-45 mph. There is nothing like looking in your rearview while jumping on an onramp and seeing a guy pointing out the back of your car to his girlfriend. ;D
 

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Update:

The 1.4l, 170hp version will be "twin charged" not twin turbo'd. It will sport both a turbocharger and a supercharger. Makes more sense, than a pair of turbos, if you ask me...
 
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