View Photos of the 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI

James LipmanAutomobile and Driver

The 2022 Volkswagen Golfing GTI is not radically diverse than its predecessor, and which is a fantastic matter: the GTI is the gold normal of sizzling hatches. (And, some would argue, cars.)

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Small Tujunga Canyon Highway is the fantastic context for the 2022 GTI.

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The new GTI characteristics a good deal of tweaks, but its important character is intact.

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This is a Euro-market auto, but it truly is essentially the exact same as our GTI.

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The GTI’s boxy form conceals crossover-like cargo capacity.

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For now, the Golfing GTI is our only Golfing. The lesser versions are long gone.

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The new entrance end lights up like a UFO, with ten (10!) decrease fog lights and an LED strip down below the hood.

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A six-pace handbook is continue to the normal gearbox.

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Our test car had the nevertheless-superb 7-speed DSG transmission.

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Small Tujunga is not as well known as Angeles Crest Highway, and as a result has much less targeted visitors.

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With 241 horsepower, the 2022 GTI does -60 mph in 5.1 seconds.

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Dual exhaust pipes issue a crisp bark that is electronically augmented within the motor vehicle.

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The new GTI is quicker close to VW’s test observe. Later on this 12 months we’ll see how speedy it is all over VIR.

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Certainly, you can defeat the balance handle. No, we didn’t do this.

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The GTI is now accessible with nineteen-inch wheels shod with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2s.

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A restricted slip diff will help deploy the 2.-liter’s electric power.

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Shades of Lamborghini in that DRL signature, no?

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Want the superior news very first? Plaid cloth seats.

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The undesirable information: capacitive switches just about everywhere, with no quantity knob for the stereo.

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This screen appears to be sharp, but so did analog gauges.

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Leather-based is an option, but in this scenario, we are going to stick with cloth.

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