Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport 45 on sale tomorrow from £ 39,980 Car News

Volkswagen is celebrating 45 years of its venerable Golf GTI hot hatch with a new commemorative edition of the latest model.

This is the sixth such model that the GTI has received in its lifetime, with Volkswagen having offered a similar limited edition every five years since the 20 edition in 1996.

Available to order tomorrow from £ 39,980, the limited-edition GTI Clubsport 45 is branded with a bespoke ’45’ branding, contrasting black roof and matching rear spoiler – which Volkswagen says is a tribute on the black plastic rear of the Mk1 GTI. disclose.

The custom 19-inch ‘Scottsdale’ alloy wheels are painted black, with a narrow red stripe around the rim in homage to historic GTI models, which wore a similar design for their front grilles.

Being a Clubsport, the Special Edition boosts the power of its 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder to 296 hp and 295 lb-ft – compared to the 242 hp and 273 lb-ft of the standard GTI – for a time of 0 at 62 mph 5.6 s.

It also comes standard with an exclusive Race Pack, which is not available on other GTI models, bringing an Akrapovic sports exhaust system and removing the 155 mph top speed limiter (for a top speed of 166 mph), while adding high-level LED matrix headlights. , which also feature subtle red details.

The commemorative theme is carried over to the interior, where a GTI motif is sewn into the front seat backrests and a 45 badge is applied to the bottom of the steering wheel.


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This notice was published: 2021-04-28 13:28:21