Volkswagen Does Its Best Gymkhana Impression

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Volkswagen wants to have a little bit of its own Gymkhana fun.

The German automaker has teamed up with professional driver Tanner Foust and peppered its new GTI with GoPro cameras to celebrate its launch. The clip is part of a new marketing campaign where GTI customers will get a GoPro with the purchase of their car through June 30.

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Though the video is only five minutes along, there’s an additional 17 minutes of footage featuring alternate angles of Foust’s antics in the GTI. The 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 210 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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