Golf 8 GTI is now officially on sale in South Africa
Golf 8 GTI is now officially on sale in South Africa

Golf 8 GTI is now officially on sale in South Africa

September 2, 2021
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Since the 19th of July, there have been more than 1000 customers who have shown interestest in the Golf 8 GTI

1 September marks the first day of Spring for South Africans, the day is celebrated as it signifies the change of season to warmer weather, more time being spent outside which South Africans love to do, it was also the day the Volkswagen Golf 8 GTI officially went on sale at Volkswagen dealers in South Africa. The VW GTI badge has built exceptional reputation since the first Golf GTI was released 44 years ago and the Golf 8 GTI surely will continue building on that rich history and reputation.

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Specs and pricing

The Golf 8 GTI is powered by 2.0l Turbo charged engine, which produces 180kW and 370Nm. This is 11kW more than its predecessor.  The power plant is accompanied by a 7-speed dual clutch transmission, 0-100km/h is reached in 6.4 seconds. The current recommended retail price is R669 300, which seems to be well priced compared to the rivals in the hot hatch category.

 

The Volkswagen Golf GTI comes standard with a 3 year/120 000km warranty, 5 year/ 90 000km EasyDrive Service Plan and a 12-year anti-corrosion warranty. The service interval is 15 000km.

 

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