Volkswagen Scirocco — the car of German concern Volkswagen AG. The model was created in 1974 and was made till 1992. Then release was suspended and again adjusted only in 2008 with an exit of the third generation. The body of Volkswagen Scirocco belongs to type a hatchback. The car is made at plant in the city of Palmela, Portugal, in the same place where also the first generations of a minivan of Volkswagen Sharan.
The Scirocco concept car of a new sample was shown in 2006 on the Parisian motor show. Experts in marketing noted that with old generations it is connected by the general spirit and the name, but the design and technical characteristics of Volkswagen Scirocco are radically changed. The car received four options of petrol engines in capacity from 120 to 200 horsepowers. The last version of the motor in volume 2,0 liters is established and in such models as to Jetta, Golf GTI and Passat. Also well and two diesel engines in capacity of 138 and 168 horsepowers.
In 2008 in competition on the route 24 hours of the Nurnburgring three new Volkswagen Scirocco cars showed very good results among 200 competing — they came to the finish among the first 15 cars. Probably, such results affected for the beginning of sales of model in North America, the market which at first was closed for Scirocco because of the possible competition to GTI.