2010 Volkswagen GTI Long-Term Road Test

2010 Volkswagen GTI: Is it Just Me?

September 02, 2010


When the 2010 Volkswagen GTI came first came out, I was instantly reminded of this car, the 2007 VW Golf GTI W12-650, an insane (and nearly undriveable, as it turns out) special made for the annual GTI festival in Austria.

I always figured the wide-mouth grille and the bottom-heavy haunches of the current-gen car owed something to this beast.

Mostly, this was a theory constructed in my mind, because I'd never laid any pictures side-by-side, until now.


Do you see it, too? Or is it just me?

Dan Edmunds, Director of Vehicle Testing

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The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2010 Volkswagen GTI in VA is:

$142 per month*
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