Volkswagen Golf GTi MK8(2021) specifications

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  As the hot hatch segment becomes more competitive in South Africa, VW is set to launch the eighth generation Golf GTi which will arrive in the second quarter of 2021. The original GTi was launched at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt 45 years ago, and in South Africa in July 2013, selling 14 252 units since that date. Our local market is the biggest Golf GTi market outside of Europe, 34% of the total seventh generation Golf sales were the GTi derivative and the Golf model range contributes 29.1% of the A Hatch segment in SA.…

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Golf R gets a 15kw Boost, optional R Performance Titanium exhaust as well as R Performance brakes!

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In the four decades since first launching in South Africa, over 350 000 Golfs have been sold in the country. Since the launch of the seventh generation Golf model range in 2013 the Golf GTI, Golf GTD and Golf R models have made up more than 45% of all Golf sales in South Africa. Volkswagen is adding more power to the seventh generation Golf R performance derivative by increasing the power output to 228kW from 213kW – making it the most powerful Golf ever sold by Volkswagen South Africa. The seventh…

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VW Golf GTI Clubsport (2016) Specs and Pricing

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Local specs and official pricing for Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport The Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport was launched in South Africa on 1 July 2016 This bespoke model was created to honour the iconic Golf GTI. The GTI Clubsport is fitted with a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine that churns out 195 kW with an overboost function that pushes that output up to a heady 213 kW for short periods of time. The extra boost of power is activated by pushing the throttle right to the floor, engaging the kickdown function. Volkswagen claims…

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