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There’s few cars a richer or more hallowed than the Volkswagen Golf The original hot hatch — what the French may tell you it transformed an ordinary hatchback a sportscar driven by everyone Formula One stars to discerning

Now nearly four decades the seventh generation Golf GTI has amidst some serious and expectation from enthusiastic And the good news is, it’s an cracker.

Revised 2.0-litre engine, with optional Pack

VW spotters will notice the turbo engine is a direct to the one found in the previous (Mark 6) GTI, but this time an extra 10bhp, taking the to 217bhp. That’s good for a 0-62mph sprint of only 6.6

If that’s not exciting enough you can add a Pack, which increases to 227bhp and drops a tenth that 0-62mph time. offer 350Nm of pulling which is 70Nm more the last car’s peak

The Performance Pack also an electronically controlled locking across the front wheels a world-first for a front wheel car – which helps tighten line when cornering as well as more powerful and GTI badging on the callipers.

More efficient

Not only the new Volkswagen Golf GTI offer power and torque than but it also boosts efficiency The headline figures are a combined of 47.1mpg and CO2 emissions of 139g/km fitted with the six-speed gearbox.

Add the firm’s excellent DSG dual automatic, which also manual cog-swapping through the mounted paddles, and these change to 44.1mpg and 148 or 149g/km on Performance Pack fitment).

all models get standard stop and on the whole the 42kg lighter GTI is 18 more efficient than the car came before it.

Volkswagen Golf GTE

Comfortable car

Despite the Golf’s considerable to excite and delight when the performance and impressive grip on unlike many hot-hatch it’s not a one-trick pony.

Equally at home on the twisting Col de of the launch test route as it was on the French Autoroutes and knobbly towns and villages, there’s the GTI can’t handle.

That’s down to an extremely well chassis that delivers and accurate handling, as well as the Adaptive Chassis Control as to our cars which allows to swap between Comfort, and Sport modes for the damping.

the picture is the Driving Mode which adds Eco and Individual to the modes, altering the reactions of the steering system as well as response.

It’s not the sharpest hot-hatch out but as an overall ownership proposition unsurpassed. So it’s certainly but read our full Volkswagen GTI review to see just how great it is.

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