Another light goes out: stops producing Volkswagen Scirocco veteran
The first Volkswagen Scirocco left the assembly line makes a whopping 43 years - few commercial denominations have been so durable. He Volkswagen Scirocco It was always a different car, an alternative sports key the Volkswagen Golf, an alternative that would not give up the convenience or reasonable maintenance costs. The current Volkswagen Scirocco is one of the oldest cars Volkswagen range. He began selling in 2008 - after an absence of almost 20 years - and unfortunately, He has ceased to occur without a substitute announced. Is this the end of the Scirocco?
As often happens when a brand car withdraws its product portfolio, The Volkswagen Scirocco has been silently, without great ads or editions farewell. We can not say that not we wait: it was the chronicle of a death foretold. For more than one year, and engine versions available in the German compact had been reduced to the minimum. Volkswagen also sold and spicy versions of the Scirocco, the GTS 220 hp and 280 hp R had left the ship and years. A few days ago, Germany's Volkswagen website announces the inevitable.
The Volkswagen Scirocco was anticipated in 2006 with the spectacular prototype IROC. Production version would be launched two years later, very faithful to the concept.
A terse text announces the following: "The Volkswagen Scirocco and can not be customized. Can be purchased already manufactured. "What this means is that The Volkswagen Scirocco has been discontinued, and only the units that are brand them in stock will be sold. These units last few months at dealerships, getting juicy trade discounts. It may be the best time Volkswagen Scirocco to acquire. Although a veteran car, its design has withstood well the passage of time and equipment is at the level of other brand vehicles.
Of course you can not order a Digital Cockpit or the latest driving assistance, but still good connectivity and a good level of active safety. It may be one of the last chances you have to make a real compact three-door, a species in extinction clear - even Audi will soon stop making the three-door A3. We grieve the departure of the Volkswagen Scirocco, and saddens us because we know that it is difficult for the brand again bet on this car format. As you know, in the future of Volkswagen, electrical and crossover seem the only option.
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