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The King of Hot Hatches Stars at 2013 Geneva Motor Show on March 5

Published: Thursday 28th of February 2013 | Author: Scott | Category: Industry News

The brand new version of the Golf GTi will be making its public debut next week at the Geneva Motor Show. Following the concept which was launched at the 2012 Paris Motor Show, this will be the production version on show in Geneva with cars hitting the showrooms by the summer.

The key mechanicals for the new car include:

  1. 3-door and 5-door models available
  2. Power comes from a turbocharged 2.0 litre petrol
  3. Develops 217bhp
  4. Optional performance pack available pushes that to 227bhp
  5. Six-speed manual gearbox as standard
  6. Optional six-speed DSG dual-clutch gearbox available as an option
  7. Both models get lowered suspension
  8. The performance pack version includes larger brake discs and a mechanical limited-slip differential.

External cosmetic changes include:

  1. Bespoke bumpers and grills
  2. Red headlight inserts
  3. Side sill extensions
  4. Chrome exhausts tailpipes
  5. Darkened LED rear lights

Standard equipment inside will include:

  1. DAB Radio
  2. Bluetooth connectivity
  3. Dual-zone climate control


  1. Expect prices to start from £25,845 for the three door version
  2. Premium of £655 for the five door
  3. £1415 for the DSG gearbox
  4. Performance pack will be £980

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