Volkswagen to Sell the 2013 CC R-line in the US

Volkswagen has recently confirmed that the 2013 Volkswagen CC R-line would make its official debut in the US in the later parts of this year. However, Volkswagen has not yet revealed the pricing information of this vehicle model but a lot of car experts and other automotive journalists believe that the R-Line will most likely be sold at a price which is closer to the starting price of the 2013 Volkswagen CC Sport which is about $31,430 including the shipping charge of $820.

Based on the information provided by the company, the 2013 Volkswagen CC R-Line will be flaunting a more aggressive as well as more attractive styling most especially when compared to the conventional production model. This statement could also mean that the R-Line would most likely match the features provided by the Lux and Executive trim levels. Aside from that, there are also a lot of speculations that the R-Line will only be placed at a level which lower than the two upper trim levels mentioned earlier.

Under the hood, the 2013 Volkswagen CC R-Line will be propelled by a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder TSI engine which is capable of producing a maximum power output of up to 200 horsepower. Prior to the official announcement which revealed the actual engine used on the R-Line, a lot of car experts believed that this vehicle would be powered by a larger 3.6-liter V-6 engine but they were wrong. Volkswagen might have decided to use the smaller TSI 4-cylinder since this is more fuel-efficient and at the same time capable of providing the power output needed by the CC R-Line. The engine will be mated to a 6-speed manual transmission or a 6-speed dual clutch automatic transmission.

Aside from the information about the type of engine that was used on the CC R-Line, Volkswagen has also stressed out that this model obtained a new bumper design. The unique bumper design is considered as special feature that provides the R-Line with a unique identity when compared to some of its CC siblings. To further enhance the R-Line’s unique image, the company’s engineers and vehicle developers has installed a new set of projector-style foglights, side skirts, and a larger air intake on the lower portion of the vehicle.

The R-Line will also be sold in the market with a number of standard features such as the LED daytime running lights, bi-xenon headlamps, heated 12-way power seats in front, premium audio system with 8 speakers, and rain-sensing automatic wipers.



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