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Volkswagen launches special R division


Volkswagen has officially launched a dedicated performance division, dubbed Volkswagen R GmbH, that will specialise in developing sport-oriented models under the R and R Line badges

Created to meet the "increased global demand for individualised vehicles with contemporary sportiness and exclusivity", Volkswagen GmbH will handle sales and development of high performance and Exclusive models, including the latest top models, the Scirocco R and the Golf R.

“Our vehicles contribute to the emotionalisation and growth of Volkswagen brand,” says Ulrich Riestenpatt gt. Richter, General Manager of Volkswagen R GmbH.

In the future, the subsidiary promises to intensify the sportiness of Volkswagen R models.

Volkswagen R GmbH has its headquarters in Warmenau near Wolfsburg, Germany, and employs more than 350 staff.

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