The next generation of power.
When it comes to creating a legend, the eighth-generation Golf GTI stays true to its DNA with a clean design, front-wheel drive,
a powerful petrol engine and distinctive GTI design cues like the honeycomb radiator grille.
The Golf 8 GTI has the power to give you goosebumps. The eighth generation of this icon is still distinctly a GTI,
but with sleek new updates and technology to keep it firmly future-forward.
Furthermore, every element of the Golf GTI has been engineered to let the driver intuitively connect
with the latest technology Volkswagen has to offer.
More goosebumps for its drivers
The new Golf GTI comes standard with key features including keyless locking and starting system, Composition Media radio, App-Connect, Cruise Control, Park Distance Control and mobile phone interface with inductive charging.
With Volkswagen’s advanced IQ.DRIVE technologies at its core, it’s safer, bolder, smarter and more intuitive, making this the most advanced Golf GTI ever.
It’s not just the powerful engine that gets your heart racing, the new Golf GTI is kitted with an optional Harman Kardon sound system featuring a 12-channel amplifier with 480W output from eight speakers, one centre speaker and a subwoofer.
The power to connect
Stay connected in comfort
The classic function knobs have made way for the Innovision cockpit with a 10.25-inch touch-sensitive screen that boasts gesture control capability and lets you control everything from music to the Climatronic air-conditioning with both touch and swipe actions. The multifunction leather steering wheel’s capacitive buttons obey your every command with a simple tap of the finger. This great vehicle allows you to sit back in your sporty “Vienna” leather seats to revel in the freedom the GTI inspires.
The epitome of automotive excellence, the design has evolved to include standard features such as; 18-inch Richmond alloy wheels, IQ.LIGHT with slim LED matrix headlights, heated leather-wrapped multi-function sports steering wheel with touch control and shifting paddles, GTI-embroidered Vienna leather seats, multi-colour Innovision cockpit, as well as ambient lighting with 30 colour options. At the rear, a roof spoiler, diffuser and two round tailpipes complete the design.
Powerful and sporty
With its 2.0-litre TSI engine, the performance hatchback delivers an impressive 180kW that propels you from 0 to 100 km/h in just 6.4 seconds. With this level of power you are bound to have the ride of your life. Here, you’ll also receive a helping hand from the front differential lock, which stabilises the Golf GTI and keeps you in control of your drive. The new Golf GTI also comes with the DSG® dual clutch gearbox with shift-by-wire capability. This electronic system lets you effortlessly shift through gears allowing for optimal vehicle performance.