Volkswagen GTI Wolfsburg Edition, Driver's Edition Models Celebrate the MKVI

Colum Wood
by Colum Wood

Volkswagen is bringing back the limited edition Wolfsburg Edition GTI for 2013, plus a new Driver’s Edition model as it winds down production of the sixth-generation Golf and GTI.

Priced at $25,095 the GTI Wolfsburg Edition model gets 18-inch Laguna wheels, a retro golf ball shift knob and red stitched floormats. Available at dealers soon, just 2000 Wolfsburg Edition models will be made and will come with either a six-speed manual or with VW’s DSG automatic, priced at $26,195.

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Arriving in the second quarter of this year will be a pricier Driver’s Edition model, which adds in the GTI Sunroof and Navigation package, plus 18-inch Laguna wheels, that golf ball shifter and red-stitched floormats. Plus, it gains a leather interior, a “Certificate of Authenticity” and a bag of VW swag including a hat, keychain and parking sign.

With just 3,000 units available, it will retail for the a spendy $29,695 with the manual transmission or $30,795 for the DSG automatic.

Both special editions will be offered exclusively in four-door trim (5-door hatchback) in three colors: Candy White, Carbon Steel Gray and Deep Black.

Unveiled today at the Chicago Auto Show, Volkswagen also took the covers off its fastest Beetle ever, the Beetle GSR.

Colum Wood
Colum Wood

With AutoGuide from its launch, Colum previously acted as Editor-in-Chief of Modified Luxury & Exotics magazine where he became a certifiable car snob driving supercars like the Koenigsegg CCX and racing down the autobahn in anything over 500 hp. He has won numerous automotive journalism awards including the Best Video Journalism Award in 2014 and 2015 from the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). Colum founded Geared Content Studios, VerticalScope's in-house branded content division and works to find ways to integrate brands organically into content.

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