Mild Golf GTI

The Weekend Post - Motoring - - Cars Guide -

The Scirocco is still not con­firmed for Aus­tralia, and could eas­ily miss the cut if the price is not right, but is a big deal for Volk­swa­gen in Europe and more than enough rea­son for a slightly con­ser­va­tive ap­proach to the new Golf GTI.

But the car’s de­sign chief, Mark Lichte, is talk­ing it up as it was read­ied for its first pub­lic ap­pear­ance at the Paris Mo­tor Show.

“We’re re­ally proud of the clean, sim­ple shapes. We don’t want un­nec­es­sary add-ons that add weight,” he said.

Still, the GTI has some ob­vi­ous go-faster gear in­clud­ing a small rear spoiler, 18in al­loys and a flat-bot­tomed

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