April 2009 sees the return of the original hot hatch - as Volkswagen launch the new Golf GTI Mark 6. With advanced features available such as XDS, ACC, a Dual Clutch gearbox with Direct Shift Gearing it delivers performance figures of 0-62 mph in 6.9 seconds and a top speed of 149mph. The new Golf GTI mixes a powerful 2-litre TSI turbo engine, 210PS with a specially tuned GTI sports suspension, lowered by 22mm to deliver its distinctive award winning GTI ride. The car is a more powerful, stylish, well equipped and, amazingly, more efficient than its 5 GTI predecessors. (Figures show higher fuel efficiency of 38.7 mpg on the combined cycle 170 g/km of CO2 (19g less than Mark 5) )
The GTI Project celebrates the car and its history. Delivering an amazing race experience on the secret GTI interactive Scalectrix test track.