2013 Volkswagen Golf VII GTI - Price Â£25,845
Volkswagen has announced the price list for the new 2013 Golf VII GTI, which is now available on the UK market. The hot hatchback is priced from Â£25,845, which makes it just Â£195 more expensive than the outgoing 6th generation Golf GTI.
The Golf VII GTI is powered by a 2.0 liter turbocharged petrol with 220HP (162 kW) and 350Nm (258 lb-ft) of torque. It is connected to a 6-speed manual gearbox. 0-100 km/h in 6.5 seconds and a top speed of 246 km/h (153 mph).
In case the customer opts for the GTI Performance, the hot hatch will get another 10HP more, larger brake discs and a front limited-slip differential. The option is priced at just Â£980, which makes it excellent bargain. The additional power will accelerate the car to 100 km/h in 6.4 seconds and add another 4 km/h in top speed â€“ 250 km/h (155 mph).
Standard equipment of the new Golf GTI includes dual-zone climate control, sporty seats with Jacara cloth upholstery, sports steering wheel, black roof lining, red ambience lightning, stainless steel pedal caps, bespoke instrument cluster and gear lever, along with a touchscreen infotainment system with Bluetooth, iPod and DAB digital radio connectivity.
Options are 19" Santiago alloy wheels, â€˜Vienna' leather upholstery, keyless entry, High Beam Assist, Lane Assist, Park Assist (parking sensors are standard), a rear view camera, ACC Adaptive Chassis Control, touchscreen satellite navigation and a Dynaudio sound pack with 10-channel amplifier and eight speakers.