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GTI 240 for Dutch VW fans

2008-09-03 09:31
Dutch VW fans are receiving 300 special edition GT

Dutch VW fans are receiving 300 special edition GTI 240s as VW says goodbye to the iconic Golf V GTI.

Vehicle Specs
Manufacturer Volkswagen
Model Golf 5
Engine 2-litre, four-cylinder turbo
Power 176kW
Those spectacularly tall European cheese specialists – the Dutch – are receiving a special edition GTI as current production peters out in anticipation of the Golf VI.

Called the edition 240, architecture is standard Golf GTI and features bi-xenon headlights, Pioneer touch-screen infotainment and navigation with optional commemorative leather trim embellished with GTI 240 logos.

The GTI 240 is set to retail for €31 995, quite a bit cheaper than a GTI Edition 30 at €35 050. Logically power is up to a 240hp peak – hence the name – which equates to 176kW.

Only 300 GTI 240s will come to market in the lowlands, each with a specially numbered key.



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