Volkswagen Golf VII GTD Revealed

Volkswagen has unveiled the new Golf VII GTD, which is set to make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month.

The new Golf GTD is powered by a 181bhp 2.0-litre common rail turbodiesel with 380 Nm of torque. When connected to the six-speed manual the Golf GTD delivers an impressive 67.3 miles per gallon with CO2 emissions of only 109 g/km. Six-speed DSG is optional.

Acceleration from 0-62 mph takes 7.5 seconds, while the top speed is 142 mph. There is also a new sports suspension.

Visually the Golf GTD is distinguished from the standard model with smoked LED rear lights with LED licence plate illumination, a rear diffuser, side skirts, chrome dual tailpipes, 17-inch alloy wheels with 225/45 tyres and a large roof spoiler.

Interior boats new sports seats, a black rooflining, sports steering wheel, stainless steel pedals,GTD-specific gear lever, trim strips and instrument cluster.

UK sales are expected to start in April. Pricing details will be confirmed closer to launch.


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