The eighth-generation Volkswagen Golf 8 GTI will be on sale in South Africa from September 1 2021.
The digitally advanced Golf GTI has been granted 11 kW more power than its predecessor, with a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine that delivers a total of 180 kW with 370 Nm of torque.
The engine is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. This sporty model takes 6.4 seconds to complete a 0 – 100km/h sprint.
Volkswagen plans to launch the Golf 8 GTI in a digital South African premiere in July as well as countrywide customer events that will allow enthusiasts to be the first to experience the award-winning Golf 8 GTI.
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Golf GTI 2.0 TSI 180kW DSG R669 300
The Volkswagen Golf GTI comes standard with a 3-year/120 000km warranty, 5-year/ 90 000km EasyDrive Service Plan and a 12-year anti-corrosion warranty. The service interval is 15 000km.