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Volkswagen Golf VII GTI in detail

Following the international press launch of the all-new Volkswagen Golf GTI comes a raft of new information and details about the company’s much loved hot hatch. To recap, the new Mk7 Golf GTI is lighter, faster, more efficient and better equipped than any previous GTI. It comes in two specifications, the regular 162kW/350Nm model and […]

Volkswagen Golf VII GTI revealed

The pre-release of new information ahead of the Geneva Motor Show from manufacturers continues with Volkswagen getting in on the act presenting limited info and pics for its latest iconic Golf GTI. We’re not really learning much more than we saw in Paris last year, but we can now confirm some details with greater clarity. […]

Golf VII GTI expected to be 100kg lighter

TopGear is telling us they have the scoop on the Golf VII GTI, which they reckon is due to be revealed later this year. If true, the most likely date would be the Paris Motor Show. That’s when the garden variety Golf is scheduled to debut and it would be unusual to show the GTI […]

Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport revealed

The first Golf GTI was released in 1976 and this new Clubsport model is Volkswagen’s birthday present to itself. It’ll be released next year to celebrate the GTI’s 40th anniversary. Visually it’s pretty much as previewed in concept form earlier this year. Powered by a 2.0 litre turbocharged four cylinder engine with 195kW it’s the […]

2014 Volkswagen Golf R – Australian pricing & specs

Volkswagen Australia has followed the launch of the GTI Performance with the all-wheel drive Golf R. Powered by the same 221kW/380Nm 2.0 litre turbo used in the Audi S3 the Golf R is priced from $51,990 with a 6-speed manual, or $54,490 with a 6-speed DSG. In the Volkswagen Group stable we think a Golf […]

Golf GTI Performance – Australian pricing & specs

Volkswagen Australia has just launched the Golf GTI Performance. It’s a more highly specced model than the regular GTI and is priced from $48,490. That’s $6500 more than the cost of an entry-level GTI (with 6-speed manual). For the extra cash you get the following standard equipment: 169kW/350Nm engine (+7kW) 6-speed DSG 340mm/310mm ventilated brakes […]

Volkswagen Golf wins 2013 Wheels COTY

The Volkswagen Golf VII has been awarded the annual Wheels Car of the Year award. It’s the third win for Volkswagen’s venerable Golf, following wins for the Mk1 in 1976 and the Mk6 in 2009. Car of the Year judges spoke very enthusiastically about the latest Golf. Wheels Editor Glenn Butler said: “Volkswagen seems almost […]

Drive Thru: Volkswagen Mk7 Golf GTI

The evolution of the Golf GTI has entered its seventh stage and it’s almost as if the model has become a victim of its own success. The Mk5 GTI created a tidal wave of hype and the Mk6 followed suit, perhaps to a lesser degree despite sales remaining strong. But this time around it feels […]

MY14 Volkswagen Golf GTI Australian brochure

Those of you keen on the Mk7 Golf GTI will have probably already been to check out the car. If you haven’t you can arm yourself with more info courtesy of this brochure (2.5mb PDF) detailing all the specs for the Australian market. The brochure complements the material we’ve already published on Australian specification GTIs, […]

VIDEO: Going to v-max in the new Golf GTI

In this brief video you will see a Mk7 Golf GTI with Performance Pack and DSG going from go to go! For a hot hatch the new GTI pulls pretty strongly to about 200km/h at which point the fuel needle begins to move almost as quickly as the indicated speed. Of course, we’re showing you […]

2014 VW Golf GTI – Australian pricing & specs

Following today’s earlier article on the Australian pricing for the Mk7 Golf GTI here’s the official guff direct from Volkswagen. There’s a heap of information for you, especially if you download the full press kit we have made available. A quick recap on the pricing and basic specs. An entry level GTI will cost you […]

Mk7 VW Golf GTI – Australian pricing revealed

Various local media outlets are reporting pricing for the Mk7 Golf GTI, which we expect to be officially released by Volkswagen later this week. Accordingly it’s expected a base model five-door GTI with 6-speed manual will be priced from $41,490. With a 6-speed DSG the price will be $43,990. Those prices refer to the standard […]