Volkswagen Launches Golf GTI for the US

Jeez, finally! We thought American V-dub fanatics were gonna just spin off the planet waiting for the Golf GTI to arrive. (A moment of silence for those who already did.) The US-bound GTI, as many have figured, will be powered by VW's 200hp 2.0T four, hooked a standard six-speed manual or optional quick-as-whoops DSG auto-manual. Speed freaks will lament the nanny that kicks in 130 mph. A fully-independent sport-tuned suspension will translate road into nervous energy, and VW says it's improved rigidity up to 35%. Still, no word on release date..

Volkswagen Launches Golf GTI for the US

Volkswagen Launches Golf GTI for the US

Volkswagen Launches Golf GTI for the US

Volkswagen Launches Golf GTI for the US

Read the entire press release at German Car Fans

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