VW’s Golf Mk7 swansong is made to set hearts racing
Volkswagen sends off the last-generation model with the most potent GTI to date, writes Dave Humphreys
It was back in 1975 when three letters emerged that would not only define the newly created hot hatch segment, but continue to be the benchmark for years to come. The GTI tag is no longer unique to Volkswagen, but it has become synonymous with faster versions of the company’s bestseller, the Golf.
That first Golf GTI seems tiny by today’s standards: even a Polo looks massive in comparison. But it caused quite a stir...
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