2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 review – Autocar.co.uk

2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk7 review – Autocar.co.uk

The seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf GTI is a revelation. With the 227bhp Performance Pack fitted it’s even better.

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The 2013 Volkswagen Golf GTI is the most capable VW to ever wear that iconic badge. Its revised 2.0-litre turbocharged motor gets 217bhp, or 227bhp if you tick the box marked Performance Pack, which also brings beefed up brakes. We recommend you do, along with the option for the E-Diff. This is the first electronically-controlled mechanical differential fitted to the front axle of any car, and it gives the GTI astonishing traction.

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