Pricing of the Limited Edition Golf GTI TCR announced
The Limited Edition Golf GTI TCR’s retail price has been publicized and will be available for order as of May 2020 from Volkswagen dealers across the country. The Golf GTI TCR is the final farewell of a vehicle which has sold 40 128 units in South Africa since launch in 2013- the Golf 7. 33% (13 230) of the total Golf sales were of the GTI derivative, making South-Africa one of the top 10 markets globally for Golf GTI. Derived from the racing car with the same name, the TCR is an international TCR racing series overall two-time winner.
Exclusive in a 5-door version in South-Africa, the TCR is notable by the standard black 19-inch Reifnitz alloy wheels, perforated disk brakes, matte black exterior mirror caps, sill extensions, front splitter, TCR roof spoiler and a rear diffuser. It furthers its strong impression prior to the driver settling behind the wheel with a TCR logo projection onto the road when the front doors are opened.
Alcantara door inserts and the gear lever, premium Alcantara sport seats with GTI TCR detailing and a new fabric design as well as floor mats with black and red stitching, further highlights the Golf GTI TCR. Supplementary interior features include climatronic air-conditioning and red ambient light strips as well as a limited sports steering wheel. The Golf GTI TCR also features technology such as Dynamic Chassis Control including driving profile selection, Active Info Display, Parallel Park Assist and LED headlights and many more as a standard.
It’s the only model in the Volkswagen range in the country where the only optional features are the colours, available in the following colours- Pure White, Tornado Red and Pure Grey. Another exclusive offering for TCR customers in South-Africa, will be a unique number located under the GTI logo at the rear of the car as well as a personalised ownership certificate.
The Golf GTI TCR, with 6-speed DSG®, reaches 100 km/h after just 5.6 seconds. The standard Vmax increases the maximum speed from 250 km/h to 264 km/h. The torque is 380Nm at 1 950 - 5 300 r/min.
Recommended Retail Price (VAT and emissions tax included)
2.0 TSI Golf GTI TCR 213kW DSG® R669 000
The Golf GTI TCR comes standard with a 3 year/120 000km warranty, 5 year/ 90 000km Volkswagen Service Plan and a 12-year anti-corrosion warranty. Service interval is 15 000km.