Volkswagen Golf GTI MkVII Drive

We take a Volkswagen Golf GTI MkVII out on a road trip.

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The Volkswagen Golf was first presented as an affordable, front wheel drive, hatchback alternative to the now ageing and impractical Beetle. It was classless but also a bit gutless. The Golf GTI arrived to remedy the performance constraints one year later and in so doing, inadvertently created the 'hot hatch' genre we know and thrash. The MkII that followed in the 80s helped the GTI grow in popularity and stature, offering a refreshing downplay in an era of exuberance, and the moniker has remained in continuous production ever since...

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