Golf GTI 8 to land in SA

The most digitally advanced Golf GTI has been given 11kW more power than its predecessor.

The 2.0l turbocharged engine now develops 180kW with a torque peak of 370Nm.

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.

Golf GTI 2.0 TSI 180kW DSG retails for 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.

Image (The 2.0l turbo charged engine and digitally advanced 8th generation VW Golf GTI will land in SA later in September this year).

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