The new Golf GTI takes driving dynamics to a new level
The Golf GTI is considered an icon around the world, with great handling and a pure design DNA. Launched at the Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA) in September 1975, it created an automotive category that hadn’t actually existed until that moment—sporty front-wheel-drive compacts, or hot hatches. With its six successors to date, it...
#TBT: Golf GTI history
Launched at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt in September 1975, the first Golf GTI was fresh and wild. As of the summer of 1976, it stormed into an automotive category that hadn’t actually existed until that moment—sporty front-wheel-drive compact cars, or hot hatches.
Eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf GTI makes global debut at the Geneva Motor Show
Volkswagen will unveil the eighth-generation Golf GTI at the Geneva Motor Show, alongside its hybrid GTE and diesel GTD siblings.