The VW Golf GTI is the most well-known representative of the Wolfsburg model and enthusiastically for over 30 years the automotive middle class. The first VW Golf GTI was already delivered in 1976, which represented a quantum leap with its 110 hp gasoline engine and in the compact class, the fastest front-wheel drive was his time. From the year 1983, the performance in the VW Golf GTI could be topped II: By increasing the displacement to 1.8 liters and the use of onetime new 16-valve engine technology made the VW Golf GTI 139 hp without a catalyst, whereby a top speed of 209 km / h could be achieved. As a VW Golf GTI G60 (with G-Lader) reached the best-seller even 160 hp (or 210 hp in the G60 GTI Edition). Produced with the 1992 VW Golf GTI III is a 2.0-liter gasoline engine has been integrated into the new car, which is now already made 150 hp. From the golf 4 model, the engine portfolio has been expanded to include even a TDI turbo diesel engine in the VW Golf GTI, which provided 150 hp. The built 2004-2008 VW Golf GTI V could be ordered with two different engines than cars, which make 200 and 230 hp. Currently, the VW Golf GTI, the sixth Give ration is produced since 2009. Motor acts as a 2.0-liter TFSI turbocharged engine that produces 211 hp and the VW Golf GTI makes up to 240 km / h. In early summer, joined the 35th GTI anniversary of the GTI Edition 35 added, which is shipped with 235 hp and 274 top running. Since early summer 2012, the new VW Golf GTI Cabriolet is available, which is so far the most powerful convertible in the series with an output of 211 hp. Based on the 7.Golfgeneration appeared in early summer 2013, the current VW Golf GTI. The two-liter turbo gasoline engine delivers 220 horsepower and accelerates the cult car in 6.5 seconds to 100 The top speed of 246 km / h can be increased with the optional performance package for the VW Golf GTI new car to 250 km / hr.