The eighth generation Volkswagen Golf GTI will go on sale in South Africa from 1 September 2021.
The most digitally advanced Golf GTI has been given 11 kW more power than its predecessor. The 2.0-litre turbocharged engine now develops 180 kW with a torque peak of 370 Nm. The four-cylinder engine is coupled with a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. It takes 6.4 seconds to complete the 0 – 100km/h sprint.
Volkswagen’s launch plans for the Golf 8 GTI includes a digital South African premiere in July as well as countrywide customer events which will allow enthusiasts to be among the first to experience the award-winning Golf GTI.
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Golf GTI 2.0 TSI 180kW DSG® R669 300
The Volkswagen Golf GTI comes standard with a 3 year/120 000km warranty, 5 year/ 90 000km EasyDrive Service Plan and a 12-year anti-corrosion warranty. The service interval is 15 000km.
Watch the detailed video below for more on the latest GTI before we bring you our driving impressions: