Volkswagen Golf GTI threedoor dropped from local Mk7 lineup CarAdvice — Volkswagen Golf 3 Doors

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Volkswagen Golf GTI three-door from local Mk7 line-up

The Volkswagen Golf GTI will be exclusively as a five-door model in following confirmation from the division that it has axed the body style.


Volkswagen broke the news of the three-door’s on its Facebook page while the new Mk7 Golf GTI, which in showrooms next month.

Australia communications general Karl Gehling told the decision to drop the three-door was a of rationalising the range and an acknowledgement of the popularity of the five-door variant.

The three-door offered GTI fans a entry point into the hot-hatch, with its $38,990 on-road costs starting undercutting the five-door by $1500, CarAdvice understands the three-door for only about five per of total Australian Golf GTI

The news follows CarAdvice’s report from earlier month that revealed the new Golf GTI would cost driveaway in six-speed manual and $50,700 driveaway with the ‘DSG’ dual-clutch automatic.

The new represents a hike of a few thousand over the outgoing five-door, costs $40,490 as a manual and with the DSG (both before costs).

Compensating for the price rise is a in the GTI’s standard equipment, the new model boasting adaptive (previously a $1500 option), alloy wheels (up from satellite navigation, rear-view parking sensors, and fully Bluetooth connectivity.

The Volkswagen GTI will be available in two power for the first time: the standard version and the 169kW Performance variant, which cuts of a second off the base car’s sprint time, stopping the in 6.4sec.

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Stay tuned for CarAdvice’s of the all-new Golf GTI following its in Tasmania on October 1.

Although it be nice for us to have a wider like any other business are there to rake in as much if the factory floor can be more to the more demanded 5 door the cost savings from 3 door variant VW will do it.

Or (like any importer) VW Australia to make a business case on the that it imports, but telling “no you can’t have a sunroof or on the 90TSI model”, “no you can’t a manual 103TSI or 110TDI”, “no you have a colour that a shade of grey”, “no you can’t a 3-door GTI”, is kind of considering UK customers can have much any configuration they want.

VW are at a kind of crossroads in Australia, and I that the success of the Golf has made VW Australia think in terms, much like thinks about Camrys. is a danger in this; there are now so Golfs on the road, that a Golf’ has nothing of the prestige it had 20 years ago. Other from Europe and Asia now closed the gap, so somebody for a stylish small car now has plenty of

And thats where a problem may CEOs always aim for short profits, they wont 5. 10 years down the track of how the car may be then focusing on maximising it is now, as if they dont the share price higher as as possible theyll be ousted. the appeal of short term

Volkswagen Golf 3 Doors
Volkswagen Golf 3 Doors
Volkswagen Golf 3 Doors
Volkswagen Golf 3 Doors
Volkswagen Golf 3 Doors
Volkswagen Golf 3 Doors

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