A mid-engine, rear-wheel drive layout. A torquey yet fuel-sipping diesel engine. A curb weight of just 2,600 pounds. A clean and appealing design. The Volkswagen BlueSport Concept was all of these things and more.
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The reveal for the Volkswagen Bluesport included the vehicle surrounded by back-flipping breakdancers. And then, like a scene from The Wall, came the kids.
The VW Bluesport Roadster may only be a concept, but it's sure to pique the interest of drivers looking for top-down fun and diesel power on the same chassis.
Volkswagen will be taking the wraps off their mid-engined, diesel-powered sportscar today. The VW Bluesport Roadster looks impressive, but the early numbers definitely raise a few eyebrows.