Reveal the 40th Anniversary Edition of the Volkswagen Golf GTI 2023 with exclusive colors and limited production (+ Images)

Volkswagen Golf GTI 2023 40th Anniversary Edition
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volkswagen revealed the 40th anniversary edition of golf gti 2023manufactured exclusively for North Americawith a production limited to only 1500 copies.

Introduced to the US market in 1983 as the Rabbit GTI, the golf gti has been an enthusiast favorite for decades, and now VW is looking to honor that history with this new model from special edition.

Volkswagen Golf GTI 2023 40th Anniversary Edition

The golf gti Available in just four colors, buyers will be able to choose between Urano Gray and Tornado Red, colors exclusive to the edition and with a long history in the GTI. Additionally, customers can also select Opal White Pearl and Pomelo Yellow Metallic. All models feature a black painted roof exclusive to the anniversary edition and gloss black mirror caps.

Volkswagen Unveils 2023 Golf GTI 40th Anniversary Edition
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The ’40’ badging is located on the honeycomb grille, as well as design details along the door sills, helping to further highlight the vehicle. The car sits on 19-inch wheels borrowed from the European model. Golf GTI Clubsport 45. They are painted black with a red stripe due to function and wrapped in 235/35 summer performance tires.


Interior and powertrain of the VW Golf GTI 40th Anniversary Edition

For its part, regarding the interior, the model will have Scalepaper Plaid fabric seats and a gear lever in the shape of a golf ball. Another nod to the model line’s history and a reminder that it will feature manual transmission. According to the German manufacturer, about half will come with three pedals, and the rest will feature the seven-speed DSG gearbox. In addition, a brooch at the bottom of the steering wheel shows that it is the 40th anniversary edition.

Volkswagen Golf GTI 2023 40th Anniversary Edition Quarter Front
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Under the hood, this special edition sports the same engine as the rest of the American GTI lineup. So, it will have a 2.0-liter turbocharged inline four-cylinder that generates 241 hp and 273 pound-feet of torque.

Hein Schafer, Senior Vice President of Product and Strategy for Volkswagen of America, said: “The 40th Anniversary Edition model This limited production car offers our North American enthusiasts a dose of heritage along with everything they love about the Mark 8 GTI.”

The Volkswagen Golf GTI 2023 40th Anniversary Edition will be available for sale in the middle of the following year and will have an MSRP starting in $33,055 for the model Handbook Y $33,855 for the DSG.

Volkswagen Golf GTI 2023 40th Anniversary Edition Rear Quarter
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40th anniversary for North America?

VW states that the model celebrates the 40th anniversary of the GTI in North America, however, in reality the GTI was introduced in the Canadian market in 1979, not in 1983. Which is why we should wait for a statement from Volkswagen Canada about how it will handle this slight discrepancy in years, if at all. Although, if you don’t decide to tackle it, the VW of Anniversary Edition It remains something that no matter the year, Canadian fans are sure to look forward to acquiring.

The Volkswagen Golf GTI 2023 presents its 40th Anniversary Edition
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