During this year Shanghai Auto Show, Volkswagen applied the Scirocco facelift also on the GTS version. The new 2015 Volkswagen Scirocco GTS benefits from new design details and from some more juice under the bonnet.
The Scirocco GTS will be equipped as standard with new 18-inch "Norwich" alloy wheels; the popular 19-inch "Lugano" alloy wheels will be available as an option. The red brake callipers of the GTS can be seen through the spokes of both of these wheel options. In addition, the Scirocco GTS comes with the R-Line package "Exterieur" as standard, which includes distinctive R-style bumpers (at the front with integrated fog lamps and glossy black radiator and air inlet grilles), custom side sill extensions, a roof spoiler (also R-style) and a diffuser.
The interior of the Scirocco GTS is also customised and dominated by the sporty colours black and red. The customisation includes: decorative inlays in "Piano Black Lacquer " in the centre console and the applications on the dashboard, pedals in stainless steel, seat covers with centre panels made of a new material (with the GTS logo at the top of the backrest) and red decorative stitching, contrasting red seams for the safety belts, the handbrake lever, the gear lever gaiter, the central armrest and the floor mats and GTS badges on the sill panel mouldings.
Also included as standard is the "Composition Colour" infotainment system, available for the first time in the Scirocco. This marks the debut of the second generation of the modular infotainment matrix (MIB II) in this series of sports cars.
Its engine, a 2.0 liter TFSi with 220 hp (10 hp more than the old model) is one of the most popular in the Scirocco range because it is sharing its design genes with the engine of the Golf GTI. It sprints the Scirocco GTS, either with a manual gearbox or with the 6-speed DSG, to 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 6.5 seconds. Top speed: 246 km/h / 152 mph and DSG: 244 km/h / 151 mph.