Just like its less sporty brother, the Volkswagen Golf GTI has history that dates back more than 40 years and 7 generations. It has the same classic look for the Golf however, it has been adorned with a unique trims that makes it worthy of being called a “hot hatch.”
This 5-door hatchback, available at Volkswagen Philippines, has mesh grilles that adds character, plus a new set of intricately designed fog lamps and a horizontal red line across the two head lamps crowned by the GTI emblem. It’s also equipped with a 18-inch aluminum alloy wheels with a sharper styling.
Inside the Golf GTI has been styled with sporty trims such as a flat-bottom leather steering wheel, seats with plaid design and red stitching, and sports pedals. It also comes with high technology features such as Dual Zone Climatronic Air Conditioning with rear bents and Composition Media 5.9-inch color touchscreen head unit.
Under the hood, the Golf GTI has a bigger 2.0 TSI gasoline engine that has a maximum output of 220 hp and 350 Nm of torque. It’s then mated to a 6-speed DSG transmission.