The Volkswagen Golf GTI BBS Concept is blending the past and present

Press ReleaseThe Volkswagen Golf GTI has defined the genre of hot hatch for decades, and the new 2022 Golf GTI follows in tradition. But progress doesn’t have to mean losing sight of heritage– which is why Volkswagen and Philadelphia-based VW enthusiast Jamie Orr worked together on an enthusiast concept that injects a healthy dose of the past into the latest generation.The inspiration for the concept was an enthusiast-built Mk2 version ...

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Volkswagen Polo GTI R5

New livery for the VW Polo GTI R5

Volkswagen presented the updated livery of the Polo VI GTI R5 race car that will compete in international and national rally championships, with customer deliveries starting on November.The race version of the Polo VI GTI is fitted with a turbocharged 1.6 liter engine producing 200 kw (272 ps) and 400 Nm of torque, sending power to all four wheels through a sequential, five-speed racing gearbox. The car's weight is 1230 ...

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“GTI Superdrives” by Waze and Volkswagen

Waze, a popular navigation application owned by Google, recently partnered with Volkswagen, to create the "GTI Superdrives" - a feature that lets users experience some of the UKs finest driving roads.Discoverable in-app for a limited period of time, the GTI Superdrives have been selected by Waze’s team of data scientists after analysis and ranking of roads based on a number of key variables. The selected routes are scenic, yet close ...

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VW Up! GTI tuned by B&B Automobiltechnik

German tuner B&B Automobiltechnik launched a tuning kit for the VW Up! GTI, offering a significant power upgrade and other mechanical modifications.In the stock VW Up! GTI, the tiny three cyliner 1.0 TSI engine produces 115 hp / 85 kw and 200 Nm of torque, combined with a 6 speed manual gearbox. Those numbers may not sound impressive but with a total weight of just 1070 kg, a sporty suspension setting and larger ...

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