Volkswagen Golf R – skids in series to the Arctic Circle, or almost

The Golf R is a uncommon cuvee and Volkswagen believes it need to be served cold. Ideally ice. And not just any ice. The manufacturer has even selected the rarest calendar date, February 29 of a leap year, to let us drive this new Golf R on meticulously groomed trails, watered and scraped a Swedish lake about 000 kilometers of Quebec .

When ultimately arrived at the village of Arjeplog (pronounced Ar-ye-plog), soon after 3 consecutive flights and a ride of an hour and a half by bus, it is only 56 kilometers from the Arctic Circle. Latitud: 66 degrees north. It is a Swedish Lapland village with a population of around 947 inhabitants swells to 000 for the duration of the Arctic winter. Since the majority of companies join them to create and test their goods in intense winter circumstances. In the location of ​​Arjeplog, prototypes actually run the roads, normally disguised or makeup for images of playing spy.

Germanic cousins
We drove series of the European versions of the Golf R due to the fact it is the car or truck of selection for the snow and ice element of the Volkswagen Driving Practical experience, the manufacturer driving curriculum. Other Germanic claws have their system. Which includes the brand sister Audi vehicles which also housed at the exact same address in Sweden. The Golf R from college are all the colour blue dawn m

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