2013 VW Golf GTI MK 7 revealedWed, 26 Sep 2012 00:00:00 -0700
We have the first photos of the 2013 Vokswagen Golf GTI – the MK VII GTI – ahead of a debut at the 2012 Paris Motor Show.
It’s just over three years since the MK 6 Golf GTI arrived and now – ahead of what was expected – we have the reveal of the 2013 VW Golf GTI MK VII.
Heading for the 2012 Paris Motor SHow this week, the new Golf GTI holds no real surprises – it’s the MK 7 Golf with the usual GTI appendages.
That means a honeycomb grill with red lines, a pair of chrome exhausts, lowered suspension, red brake calipers and some ‘GTI’ alloys.
Inside is traditional Golf GTI fare with Volkswagen’s trademark chequered upholstery (please specify black leather) with red stitching, uprated instrument cluster and black roof lining.
Under the bonnet sits the expected 2.0 litre TFSI engine with 220 horses at its disposal, although you will be able to opt for a ‘Performance’ pack that adds an extra 10 horses and cuts the 0-62mph by a tenth to 6.5 seconds.. Economy in standard tune is 42.8mpg.
With a reveal at Paris this week for the MK 7 GTI it looks like it will be on sale in spring 2013 rather than autumn as we had expected.
2013 VW Golf GTI MK 7 Photos >>
By Cars UK