GTI Archive

This was believed to be the FIRST Golf GTI in the UK.


Is this the oldest Mk1 Golf GTI?


Is this one of the finest 1979 RHD examples in the UK?


Early GTI on banked oval.


Early GTI being put through its paces.


VW press photograph.


Safer Motoring magazine on their first GTI test.


DEMO CARS from the 1980s: (top) OETTINGER and (bottom) GTI ENGINEERING offered superb performance related conversions for people who were prepared to pay.  Both were extremely well engineered.


Early LHD GTI (with no passenger door mirror.)


Five door GTI Mk1 - not for UK market.


All these vehicles had been superbly modified by GTI Engineering (1982.)


Early copy of GTI Drivers' Club magazine.


1800cc MFA features.


Mk1 Golf testing (not GTI.)


Early metal bumper GTI.


CAR magazine group test. (1980)


 Early LHD interior.


The view most cars saw! (Note: swallow tail rear panel)


1979 press photograph.


Plastic bumper early GTI.


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