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With the Volkswagen Golf GTI, Volkswagen launched a sports car for everyone in 1976, hitting the pulse of the time. We look back and show how the sports car from Wolfsburg has developed from generation to generation.

Golf I GTI (1976 - 1983) – The classic one

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The classic one: Golf I GTI
Technical data: Golf I GTI

Golf II GTI (1984 - 1991) – A stroke of genius with up to 160 PS

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A stroke of genius with up to 160 PS: Golf II GTI
Technical data: Golf II GTI

Golf III GTI (1991 - 1997) – The discreet power pack with up to 150 PS

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The discreet power pack with up to 150 PS: Golf III GTI

Golf IV GTI (1998 - 2003) – Cult with 180 PS

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Cult with 180 PS: Golf IV GTI
Technical data: Golf IV GTI

Golf V GTI (2004 - 2008) – The comeback with up to 230 PS

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The comeback with up to 230 PS: Golf V GTI
Technical data: Golf V GTI

Golf VI GTI (2009 – 2012) Low power-to-weight ratio with up to 235 PS

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Low power-to-weight ratio with up to 235 PS: Golf VI GTI
Technical data: Golf VI GTI

Golf VII GTI (2013 - 2020) – In top form with up to 310 PS

Technical data: Golf VII GTI

Golf VIII GTI (since 2020) – The legend lives