Paris 2016

2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport – юбилейный выпуск в честь 40-летия

Фольксваген объявил о переходе концепта Golf GTI Clubsport в стадию серийного производства.


2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI Clubsport – улучшенная версия легендарной «зажигалки»

Volkswagen готовит новый концепт, основанный на модели Golf GTI под названием Clubsport, который будет публично представлен на фестивале Вертерзее 2015.


Внушительный Volkswagen Golf GTI Wolfsburg Edition

Начинающие инженеры Фольксвагена представили Golf GTI Wolfsburg Edition на 33-м фестивале Wörthersee GTI.


RevoZport доработал Volkswagen Golf GTI

Китайский тюнер RevoZport выпустил визуальный и перформанс пакет для седьмого поколения Volkswagen Golf GTI.


2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI от ателье Oettinger

Немецкий тюнер Oettinger выпустил первые подробности о предстоящей программе тюнинга для Volkswagen Golf GTI.


2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI от ателье HG Motorsport

HG Motorsport представил новую программу тюнинга для Volkswagen Golf GTI.


Яркий Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabrio Austria

Volkswagen проверил на гостях фестиваля Wörthersee 2013 свой концепт Golf GTI Cabrio Austria.


Титулованный Volkswagen Golf GTI

Седьмого поколения Volkswagen Golf в Женеве выкатился на подиум в качестве горячей GTI версии.


Volkswagen представил «заряженный» Golf GTI

После концепта в сентябре прошлого года, Volkswagen опубликовал первые фотографии и характеристики седьмого поколения серийной версии Golf GTI.


Почти серийный Volkswagen Golf VII GTI

Volkswagen официально показал почти серийный концепт предстоящего Golf VII GTI, который будет запущен в следующем году.


Volkswagen Golf GTI VII проходит скоростные испытания на Нюрбургринге

Volkswagen готовится к запуску совершенно нового Golf седьмого поколения на Парижском автосалоне в конце этого года.


Volkswagen Golf GTI Black Dynamic

Volkswagen представил Golf GTI Black Dynamic на Wörthersee 2012.


Пресс-релиз (EN)

The new Golf GTI Clubsport: Anniversary model to mark the 40th birthday of the Golf GTI

  • 265 PS anniversary model accelerates to 100 km/h in 5.9 seconds
  • A boost function increases power output to over 290 PS for a short time
  • Expressive exterior with new front bumper, side skills, rear diffusor and multi-part roof spoiler

At the beginning of next year, the icon of the sporty compact class – the Golf GTI – is celebrating its 40th anniversary. Volkswagen will mark this historic event with a progressive special edition: the new Golf GTI Clubsport. Now Volkswagen is presenting the production version of the new Golf GTI Clubsport at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt and, on this occasion, offers a first look ahead at the driving performance of the most powerful production GTI ever.

The inventor of the "GTI" is thus continuing the big tradition of GTI anniversary models, as exclusive special editions also marked the 20th, 25th, 30th and 35th birthdays. The turbocharged direct-injection engine in the anniversary model delivers an output of 195 kW / 265 PS, this is 35 PS more than on the previous most powerful Golf GTI. That, however, is far from all. For a short time – for about 10 seconds each time – the driver can increase engine power by an additional 10 per cent to over 290 PS using a boost function. This added power is activated simply by kicking down the accelerator.

The Golf GTI sprints to 100 km/h in 6.0 seconds with a 6-speed manual gearbox; the version with optional 6-speed dual-clutch gearbox (DSG) is even faster at 5.9 seconds. The Golf GTI Clubsport has a top speed of 250 km/h (DSG: 249 km/h). A look at fuel economy shows just how efficiently the sports car converts engine power into propulsion. With a manual gearbox, consumption is 6.9 l/100 km (equivalent to 160 g/km CO2); if power is transferred to the front wheels by DSG, the figure comes in at 6.7 l/100 km (155 g/km CO2).

Not only has Volkswagen given the anniversary model's engine more power, it has also extensively revised the design, equipment and aerodynamic fine-tuning of the anniversary model. Due to the high power output and significantly improved downforce, the dynamic performance of the Golf GTI Clubsport propels it into the domain of top-class motorsport. This results in groundbreaking handling properties at high speeds and breathtaking cornering speeds.

The Golf GTI Clubsport is painted in "Oryx White" (other colours available); as a contrast, the roof area comes in black. The Volkswagen exterior designers created a completely new front bumper, new side sills, a new rear diffuser, a new multi-part roof spoiler and exclusive forged alloy wheels for the anniversary model. These features immediately make the anniversary model stand out from the familiar GTI models. In terms of style, the side profile of the Golf GTI Clubsport is based on the original GTI version. To put this in context: the first generation was characterised by a wide black trim stripe on the side between the front and rear wheel arches at bumper level. This stripe has now been transferred to the side area of the anniversary model, paying homage to the 1976 Golf GTI, and is enhanced with the lettering "Clubsport". The black trim stripe is continued towards the front in the new air deflector element of the front bumper. The optional "Bresica" 19-inch alloy wheels designed especially for the new Golf GTI Clubsport make a further dynamic statement. The anniversary model is equipped as standard with forged 18-inch alloy wheels that are also newly designed. A fine detail on the side are the high-gloss black door mirror caps.

The redesigned roof edge spoiler perfected in the wind tunnel is much larger than its counterpart on the current "GTI". There is a narrow air gap between the roof area that is entirely in black and the wing-like spoiler placed above it. The roof spoiler in high-gloss black and "Oryx White" projects upwards above the roof line. The lower rear section has also been individualised. Seen diagonally from behind, it is noticeable that the line of the wrap-around splitter of the side line (below the sill) is continued in the large rear diffuser that is a new development. Here, too, the colour is high-glass black. The redesigned and chrome-plated tailpipes of the twin-pipe exhaust system have been elegantly integrated in the diffuser; the diameter of the tailpipes is much larger than on the familiar Golf GTI models. The LED rear lights come in dark black-red.

The interior features iconic details that are essential for every GTI; they include the ergonomic sports seats with a tailor-made look featuring tartan fabric upholstery, red topstitching, a gear knob in golf ball design and a black headliner. These insignia of sportiness have been individualised or modified for the Golf GTI Clubsport. Accordingly, the anniversary model features folding racing bucket seats instead of sport seats. The seats are partially covered with Alcantara and feature a honeycomb pattern in the area of the backrests and seat cushions; the backrest also incorporates, GTI lettering. A red line enhances the seat belts. New trim strips in "Honeycomb 40" design (instrument strip, centre console and doors) give the interior an even more exclusive appearance. Sporty decorative features include Alcantara trim on the gear lever, new lenses on the gear knob, the Alcantara sport steering wheel (with GTI emblem, red seam and 12 o'clock marking) and customised floor mats with red edging. When the driver and front passenger open the doors, they see the exclusive stainless steel door sill plates with red GTI lettering.