Volkswagen Golf GTI Edition 35

May 12, 2011 at 9:31 am

VW Golf GTI is without a doubt the car that started the whole hot hatch segment 35 years ago and has remained the king of the hill ever since, even though it’s been under constant attacks from powerful rivals.

Now celebrate the 35th anniversary of the original hot hatch, Volkswagen has announced the first details of the latest special edition Golf GTI model – the Golf GTI Edition 35. This car is worthy of a unique special edition for its anniversary. Edition 35 develops 235 PS and is the most powerful production Golf GTI to date with more than 25 PS extra than the current standard GTI. It also comes with design elements with features specially created for this latest anniversary model including revised front bumper is joined by lightweight 18-inch alloy wheels while, in the cabin, the golf ball gearknob makes a return.

Volkswagen Golf GTI Edition 35  VW GTI 35 Edition 1

Obviously you also get a lot of 35 badges for your money. Speaking of which, the car is priced at 30,425 euros which is an awful lot for a Golf, but then it’s a limited edition.

Since the debut of the first Golf GTI in 1976, the iconic model has enjoyed an uninterrupted history of success which now spans 35 years.  During this time, the GTI has become a car with cult appeal as well as an independent brand and milestone GTI anniversaries have been celebrated with exclusive special models, and Volkswagen continues this tradition with the Edition 35.