Seven things to know about the Volkswagen Golf GTi Clubsport S


Volkswagen is celebrating 40 years of the Golf GTI

Volkswagen is celebrating 40 years of the Golf GTI

VW is celebrating four decades of Golf GTI with an exclusive two-seater  GTi writes Geraldine Herbert


  1. Under the bonnet is a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine that produces a whopping 306 bhp and 380Nm.
  2. The 2016 Golf GTI Clubsport S goes from 0-100 km/h in  just 5.8 seconds
  3. The new Clubsport S is a two-door, two-seat car.
  4. There are no rear seats, insulation or floor mats, all have been removed to save weight,
  5. It is already breaking records and is now the fastest front-wheel drive production car to ever lap the Nurburgring.
  6. Only 400 of the limited edition Golf GTI Clubsport S will be produced.
  7. Each of the 400 Golf GTI Clubsport S cars made will have its production number (001/400 to 400/400) on the centre console in the front


For more information check out the Volkswagen Ireland website or their Facebook page 



Geraldine Herbert

4th May, 2016

Author: Geraldine Herbert

Contributing Editor and Motoring Columnist for the Sunday Independent and editor of wheelsforwomen. Geraldine is also a regular contributor to Good Housekeeping (UK) and to RTÉ Radio One, Newstalk, TodayFM and BBC Radio. You can follow Geraldine on Twitter at @GerHerbert1

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