Volkswagen has just revealed the Golf GTI "Wörthersee 09," a concept car that was named for the GTI meet it debuted at. The first thing you notice is the “Firespark Metallic” finish, painting the 19 inch rims black with the glowing red lip really sets the car off.
This wild hot hatch concept is motivated by a 2.0 Liter TSI engine connected to a DSG transmission, the pair put out 210 HP. This conceptual Golf can sprint from 0 to 60 MPH in only 6.9 seconds and will hit a top speed of 154 MPH.
The rear end is illuminated by a set of smoked LED taillights; and the interior the showstopper receives a pair of sport buckets and plenty of bright red trim. This is one fine looking GTI.
Press release after the jump.
It is fire-red and a real eyecatcher. Inside and out, the Golf GTI “Wörthersee 09” combines charming and unique visual looks with an even higher level of performance – it embodies precisely those elements that have always excited genuine GTI fans. Consider the exterior paint, for example. It shimmers in the special glowing red color “Firespark
Metallic”, which is repeated as a fine trim line on the high-gloss black 19-inch alloy spoke wheels and in the classic GTI stripes of the radiator grille screen. Other very distinctive body details: an entirely new smoked LED taillight design; its unmistakable graphic design from the rear adds to the Golf GTI concept car’s independent character.
Full of style, the interior of the two-door GTI is inviting too. Initial eyecatchers: high-end aluminum tread plates with “GTI Wörthersee 09” signa ture. The next special feature: trim in brushed aluminum and glossy black painted frames around the air vents. The floor mats have red borders as well. All of this makes an exceptionally refined im pression and calls attention to the sporty talent of the legendary “GTI” even more.
The newly designed sport comfort seats with their integrated head restraints are an absolute interior highlight. They excite with innovative cover materials and a fresh color composition. This includes black nappa for the outer surfaces and flash red nappa for the seat side supports, bordered by light “Berry White” leather piping. The seat center panels are made of Hexagon; one feature of this high-tech material, which is so pleasant to the touch: its exceptional breathing proper ties.
GTI drivers in particular know that form follows function. The “Wörthersee 09” Edition not only pleases with its tasteful style, it was also intensified technically in the direction of performance. The lowered sport chassis enables maximum curve speeds. And the acoustics is not short-changed either: the new sport exhaust system provides for an extra measure of dynamic sound. This will be music to the ears of genuine GTI fans.
When it comes to the turbo engine, the GTI “Wörthersee 09” relies on the new 2.0-liter TSI with 155 kW / 210 PS. This gives the concept car a top speed of 238 km/h and 6.9 second acceleration to 100 km/h.