To read the complete review of the 2013 Volkswagen Scirocco R visit AutoGuide.comVolkswagen has a knack for going with the weirdest names in the automotive business. Its fellow German companies typically adhere to alphanumeric nomenclatures, think 3 Series, S-Class and A6. But not Volkswagen; they prefer a totally different strategy, which results in products like Touareg, Passat and Tiguan.
Thankfully for the folks in Wolfsburg a good vehicle can nullify a strange name, and one of their most exciting products carries a Duesy of a title. The Scirocco is a sporty two-door hatchback that’s named after a desert wind of all things, a sultry breeze that blusters its way out of the Sahara. Is this VW as hot as the air current it’s named after or is it just another wannabe sports car?