VW Golf VIII GTI

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Description

The eighth generation of the Volkswagen Golf is a C-Segment car launched in 2019, based on an updated version of the MQB platform. In March 2020, Volkswagen unveiled 3 performance versions of the Golf – the GTI (gasoline), the GTD (diesel) and the GTE (plug-in hybrid), followed by the more focused GTI Clubsport (October 2020), the flagship Golf R (November 2020) and the anniversary model GTI Clubsport 45 (February 2021).

The Golf GTI is fitted with a new version of the turbocharged four-cylinder 2.0 TSI engine (EA888 evo4) producing 180 kW / 245 hp of power and 370 Nm of torque. Power is transmitted to the front axle through either a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic. The car also comes with new suspension setting (McPherson front axle and a multi-link rear suspension) and optional adaptive chassis control (DCC),.

Visually, the Golf GTI is distinguished by the redesigned front bumper with a wide honeycomb lower intake and integrated fog lights, the front splitter, the LED headlights that expand into the grille, the unique rims (17″ or 18″), the side sill extensions, the large rear spoiler and the rear diffuser with two large tailpipes. Inside we find sport seats, leather steering wheel with integrated touch controls, ambient lighting and GTI-specific graphics for the Digital Cockpit (12,3″ digital instrument cluster and 10″ central touchscreen).

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Additional information

Model

VW Golf VIII GTI

Production

2020-present

Segment

C

Doors

5

Layout

FWD

Engine Displacement

1984 cm3

Cylinders

L4

Induction

Turbocharged

Fuel

Gasoline

Fuel System

Direct and Port Injection

Power (hp)

245

Power (kw)

180

Power (@rpm)

@- rpm

Torque (Nm)

370

Torque (@rpm)

@- rpm

0-100km/h

Top Speed (km/h)

250 km/h

Top Speed (mph)

155 mph

Consumption (lt/100km)

CO2 (g/km)

Gearbox

6 mt / 7 AT

Weight

– kg

Length

4284 mm

Width

1789 mm

Height

1456 mm

Wheelbase

2636 mm

Front Track

– mm

Rear Track

– mm

Boot Space

380

Tire Size

Front Brakes

Ventilated Discs

Rear Brakes

Ventilated Discs