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2012 Volkswagen Golf GTI Cabriolet pops its top, just can't stop

by Chris Tutor (RSS feed) on Mar 6th, 2012 at 3:58PM

Despite the current trend, not every car looks good with its top lopped off. We're looking at you, Nissan and Land Rover. The Volkswagen GTI doesn't get any prettier after losing its roof and seems to get, well, a little softer, more, ok, we're just gonna say it – girly. A bit like the earlier VW Cabriolets but with enough horsepower to leave its critics in the dust. That power comes from the GTI's 2.0-liter turbo four and six-speed gearbox (manual or DSG), which should make it a super-fun car to toss around back roads. Folks in the UK can pick one up later this year. Available in... Read More

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