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Review: 2010 Volkswagen GTI - It's got its mojo workin' again

by Dan Roth (RSS feed) on May 26th, 2010 at 11:59AM

In 1983, Run-DMC was fresh (which meant dope), Volvo 760 Turbos weighed 3,300 pounds and the 2,200-pound Volkswagen GTI made its U.S. debut. In 2010, the Rabbit-turned-Golf entered its sixth generation and attempted to draw a clear line to the first-generation car. The historical link has been made especially clear in the 2010 Volkswagen GTI, though it's gone through the typical changes you face when you hit your 30s. The GTI is now 1,000 pounds porkier, but it's still as slick as a greased pig when it comes to handling. Inside, there's plaid seat upholstery and higher-quality materials.... Read More

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