The new Golf GTI has just taken the ass on me. Here is a car with 230 hp, which should be about as boring as practicing German verbs. For how has the Golf GTI been in a number of years. Not always but for a long time.
Since I drove the 270 hp R20-version of the previous-generation Golf I have had a strained relationship with the Golf GTI - rarely have I bored me so much in such a quick car. R20 was all velfriseret, too well behaved and too sure. How goes it often goes, when the car manufacturers must build to the right buyers. Those who have the money and the desire for the logo, but not bother to protect off in an uncompromising GTI for everyday.
the Golf GTI is the crushing efficient and fun at the same time
Thought out fun
And we have the strong feeling, that the VW engineers have been fully aware of the dilemma, which is about to succeed with to build a car that is both comfortable, safe and fun. In any case, it is almost magically managed for VW to create a compromise, the major and hardly looked better. Of course, the Golf GTI is not created by a fluke, but through clever engineering and creation.
learn more about the Golf GTI in the the TV news broadcast, where we are also running the very first Golf GTI
For the Golf GTI are really something great - and now I'll tell you why: The do what you do, and do it well! And it makes it involving and in close contact with the man behind the wheel. The steering is more direct than standardstyretøjet and has variable sharing. I've tried the steering, that is better to give feedback, but this is good enough.
If you want it, drums GTI out of the highway and travelled effortlessly thousands of miles without engine and undercarriage makes the creature. GTI is even softer set up than its predecessor, and affjedringskomforten is just comfortable as in a normal Golf 1,4. GTI'a whistle, effortless away with 180-200 per hour, and you get rested up.
from Behind, you can know the Golf GTI on the dual exhausts and LED lamps
if you Are in bøllehumør and have the desire to clobber the car out of a twisted sognevej, you are really well served with a Golf GTI - but mark my words: It must be the Performance version with 230 hp you set off in - forget about the normal Golf GTI. The price premium of $ 20,000. is worth its weight in gold. Not something with "my banker says" - just up with the money!
Performance series gives you 10 extra hp, larger brakes and an excellent electro-mechanical spærredifferentiale on the front axle, which makes that you can use all of the 350 Nm (+70 Nm compared to its predecessor) and all of the 230 hp in the lowest gear and tightest turns. The Golf GTI is just as adept to get the forces in the asphalt as the out-of-print Ford Focus RS, which also had the rafters. And our contention is that the Ford, which is otherwise skilled to make GTI's, in the past on not a few points when it comes to speed and entertainment.
And I'll eat my sour cap on, to the brutal Opel Astra OPC nor an honest chance against the Gulf, when the road turns turns. My fornemmelselser is also confirmed by a German magazine that has tested the Golf GTI against the Opel Astra OPC, BMW 125, Mercedes A 250 AMG and Ford Focus ST. None of them got a leg to the ground in the fight against the VW Golf GTI Performance. Have you driven the Golf GTI Performance is easy to understand why. It is crushing efficient and fun at the same time.
the Prices for the Golf GTI starts at 458.000 kr. for a 3-door version with 6-speed-manual-gearbox and 220 hp and 470.000 dkk. for the 5-door version. A 6-speed DSG transmission with shifters on the steering wheel are in dkk 25,000.
And then you can forget what I wrote in the beginning ... from now on it is my expectations to the VW's GTI-cars soaring.
VW paid the flight and hotel stay. I paid even the cost of the train ticket to the airport ...