VW Golf GTI Original on sale in 2018

Pre-orders being taken now

The Volkswagen Golf is an iconic car and to honour that heritage, VW is releasing the Volkswagen Golf GTI Original which exemplifies all that the original 3-door Golf hatch possessed.

Available for sale in January 2018, the Golf GTI Original will be priced from $37,490 for the manual  and boasts the classic Clark tartan patterned upholstery, ‘Original’ badging and 18” Sevilla alloy wheels with red pinstripe.

The automatic DSG version is listed at $39,990 coming under the standard 5-door GTI model, making it the most affordable Golf GTI in the range.

Volkswagen are taking pre-orders for the new but old model from this week.

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Volkswagen Golf GTI range pricing:

  • $37,490 GTI Original manual
  • $39,990 GTI Original DSG
  • $41,490 GTI manual
  • $43,990 GTI DSG
  • $47,990 GTI Performance Edition 1

Other noteworthy features include leather steering wheel, sports suspension, driving mode selection, 8” infotainment system, dual zone climate control, LED headlights and fog lights, rear view camera, driver fatigue detection, and front assist with emergency brake and pedestrian monitoring.

It will be available in only red or white with an optional $1600 Driver’s Assistance Pack.

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General Manager of Marketing and Product Ben Wilks, says the Golf GTI Original will keep purists happy.

“The GTI was the original hot hatch and the GTI Original embodies its spirit.”

“The Golf GTI is one of the few mass produced cars that can accurately be called iconic.”

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