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Remember the “Beetle”, which became a symbol of the post-war revival of Germany, or “Golf”, whose name is now a whole class. In general, Volkswagen can make cars worthy of the quality mark … Someone, however, considers them too “right”, pragmatic, not emotional enough. There were plenty of skeptics among the guests who were gathered in a huge hangar on the outskirts of Berlin.

Business suits and evening dresses, muffled music, champagne - nothing portended a thunderstorm … Suddenly, powerful guitar chords struck from the speakers, light flashed, and bright green phosphorescent lightning flashed around the guests around the hall. Where did the secular manners go? The audience whistled and hooted like teenagers in a school disco!

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Thirty-three years ago, at the Geneva Salon, such emotions were prompted by a swift, compact, while quite affordable Volkswagen-Sirocco coupe - another character from the legend. Cirocco, designed by Giugiaro studio, went on sale in 1974 and sold over half a million. And now in front of us is the “Iroc” (Iroc). Look at the license plate: SC was added to the name in front, and at the end - with. “Irok”, and in fact the future “Cirocco”, we will see in the showrooms by 2008. They say that the production car will be very similar to the prototype, and the price starts from 22 thousand euros.

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