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VW Golf 8 GTI Costs R670k in SA and Releases in September
"Launch plans on track"
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A while back we reported that VW was delaying the launch of the VW Golf 8 GTI. This was mainly due to the stock shortages brought on by the covid-19 pandemic which affected the semiconductor industry. Long story short, the cars rely on these components for their computers and without them, you can’t make the car. Thankfully, VW says that the new Volkswagen Golf 8 GTI is now on track for its South African release in September and that the vehicle will set you back R669,300.

In a press release, VW claims that the anticipated Golf 8 GTI will release in September 2021 in South Africa. No exact date was shared but the carmaker did share information on the vehicle’s warranty.

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If you are picking up a VW Golf 8 GTI in September, it comes with a standard 3 year/120 000km warranty, 5 year/90 000km EasyDrive Service Plan and a 12-year anti-corrosion warranty. All this will cost you R669 300 for the Golf GTI 2.0 TSI 180kW.

The most digitally advanced Golf GTI has been given 11kW more power than its predecessor. The 2.0l turbocharged engine now develops 180kW with a torque peak of 370Nm. The four-cylinder engine is coupled with a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. It takes 6.4 seconds to complete the 0 – 100km/h sprint.

VW says that the launch plans for the Volkswagen Golf 8 GTI are still on track to kick off later this month. This includes a large digital campaign as well as consumer events that will see enthusiasts be among the first to experience the award-winning Golf GTI.

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