Showing posts in the category of VW Golf GTI

The EVO Take on the VW Golf GTI Performance Edition


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We wonder if all has been said about the VW Golf GTI; it’s such a motoring icon that when a new one comes out, it’s really all the scene talks about for a while.

VW Golf GTI Performance Drag Races Vauxhall Corsa VXR Clubsport


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With 230PS (227hp) from a turbocharged 2.0-liter gasoline engine, the Performance Edition is the most powerful stock VW Golf GTI. The smaller, lighter Vauxhall / Opel Corsa VXR Clubsport is also the most potent model of the series, with 203hp from a 1.6-liter turbocharged gasoline engine.

IIHS Crashes VW GTI and Regular Golf; Both Earn Maximum Top Safety Pick+ Rating


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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently crashed the 2015 VW GTI and Golf for science. Their findings revealed that both models fared excellently in the usual battery of tests, though when it comes to active impact culling or collision warning systems, it only earned a basic rating (that’s a 2 out of 4).

First 2015 Golf GTI Delivered to U.S. Customer; VW Offers Free GoPro Camera for Limited Time


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VW has delivered the first 2015 Golf GTI in the United States to Karoly Gyetvai at Stevens Creek Volkswagen in San Jose, California, over Memorial Day weekend.

VW GTI Roadster Concept for GT6 Comes to Life at Wörthersee [30 Photos]


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Volkswagen is among those few companies that not only accepted the challenge from Sony Playstation and their Gran Turismo 6 (GT6) to design a virtual concept for their game, but also went ahead and built a real life example (Mercedes did too), and now their showing it at the most appropriate event: the 2014 Wörthersee GTI Tour in Austria.

VW Apprentices Unwrap 380PS Golf GTI Wolfsburg Edition at Wörthersee


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Obviously, you cannot have a Golf GTI fest without…Golf GTIs and at this week's Wörthersee Tour in Austria, a group of 12 apprentices aged between 18 and 23 from VW's Wolfsburg plant are presenting a unique study inspired by the 40 years of the Golf (1974) and named the Golf GTI Wolfsburg Edition.

VW GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo Virtually Revealed [w/Video]


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Following the sketches revealed last week, VW has lifted the virtual veils off the GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo, a car designed exclusively for the Gran Turismo 6 video game.

VW’s GTI Roadster for Gran Turismo 6 Has a 503PS 3.0-Liter Twin-Turbo VR6


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While you won’t find many new angles in this photo gallery compared with yesterday’s leaked sketches, the technical details of the GTI Roadster Vision Gran Turismo are definitely worth the read.

This is Volkswagen's Golf GTI Gran Turismo Vision Concept


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Poor Volkswagen…all those efforts to tease bits and pieces of the Golf GTI Vision Gran Turismo Concept on its social media sites and keep its overall look concealed, only for one of their selected magazine partners to leak their photos online - not that we're complaining, of course, of course…

VW Teases Golf GTI Performance Concept Built by Apprentices for Wörthersee


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Like every year, the main attractions at the Wörthersee Treffen in Austria (May 28-31) will be VW’s GTI concepts, and for 2014, the German carmaker appears to have prepared something special. A dozen apprentices have developed and handcrafted a unique Golf GTI in nine months.

VW to Create Special Golf for Gran Turismo Game [w/Video]


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Volkswagen has announced that it will be showing off a unique version of its Golf GTI, one that’s specially designed for the Gran Turismo racing game. Since the teaser trailer released by the automaker is called #VisionGTI, it’s not hard to picture the transformation it will undergo from regular road car to bold concept-like shapes, in the vein similar concepts from BMW and Mercedes.

All-New 2015 VW Golf Priced from $17,995, GTI from $24,395 in the U.S.


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Volkswagen has announced U.S. pricing for the all-new, seventh-generation 2015 Golf, which goes on sale this August. The most affordable model is the two-door Golf Launch Edition model with a manual transmission, available for $17,995 (€13,069), plus $820 destination and handling.

VW Golf GTI Driver Learns the Hard Way Why the Nurburgring Is Called the Green Hell


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At least one guardian angel was doing his or her job at the Nürburgring Nordschleife on May 1, when the driver of a VW Golf GTI Mk5 emerged unscathed from a heavy crash.

VW Golf GTI W12 650 Concept Replica is a Sheep in Wolf's Clothing


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Appearances can be deceiving. Arguably, the most impressive Golf to ever rollout of VW's headquarters in Wolfsburg is the 2007 Golf GTI W12 650 – an outrageous concept with dramatic looks and a 6.0-liter W12 bi-turbo engine from the Bentley Continental GT producing 641hp (650PS) and 720Nm (531 lb·ft) placed behind the driver.

2015 VW Golf GTI's U.S. Pricing Leaked, Starts at $25,215


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Pricing for the U.S market specification 2015 VW Golf GTI surfaced online today thanks to Autoweek, albeit for a…limited time as the site pulled down the piece faster than you can say Personenkraftwagen, the German word for passenger cars, but still, not fast enough…

WardsAuto Names its 10 Best New Interiors for 2014 – What do you Think?


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Everybody loves a Top 10 list and WardsAuto delivers two of the more prestigious annual awards of the kind in the industry, one for the best powertrains and the other for the top new interiors (see the magazine's 2012 picks here and the 2013 here) . This week, Ward's released its 10 top interior choices for 2014 from "a pool of 41 new or redesigned vehicles" already available or set to go on sale soon in the USA.

Spied: Watch Hotter VW Golf GTI Driven Hard on the Nürburgring


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Following last week photos of a spiced up VW Golf GTI testing on the Nürburgring Nordschleife, a video of its laps on the iconic racetrack has surfaced online. The hardcore Golf GTI is rumored to be a more powerful Club Sport version that could bridge the gap between the standard Golf GTI and the mighty Golf R.

Scoop: Is VW Testing a New Golf GTI Club Sport Variant?


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Volkswagen placed our spy photographers on alert this week when it rolled out a mysterious red-colored Golf GTI hatch with some minor modifications on and around the Nürburgring track in Germany.

ABT Gives VW Golf GTI a More Sinister Look and 300PS with Dark Edition


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Wrapping up our confirmed Geneva Motor Show debuts from German modifier of everything related to the VW Group, ABT Sportsline, is the new Golf GTI Dark Edition.

XCAR Says the VW Golf GTI Mk7 is Almost Perfect


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The VW Golf GTI is without a doubt, one of the best all-round hot hatchbacks in the market: it’s perfectly suited for day-to-day use, the suspension won’t shatter your spine, it has ample space, its size makes it suitable for city use, it’s pretty economical for a 217hp (220PS) car and… the list could continue.