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VW brings back Golf GTI Pirelli in the UK

by Michael Harley (RSS feed) on Apr 11th, 2008 at 1:28PM

Click above for high-res gallery of the Golf GTI Pirelli The Golf GTI Pirelli is back (but only in the UK right now). Celebrating its arrival after a 25-year absence, the Pirelli-themed Volkswagen hatchback features an enhanced version of the 2.0-liter T-FSI powerplant boosted to 230 PS (about 227 hp). Power is sent to the front wheels through a traditional 6-speed manual, or VW's very nice twin-clutch DSG gearbox. The added 30 horses over the stock VW GTI drops the sprint time to 60 down to just 6.8 seconds and raises the hatchback's maximum speed to 152 mph. Differentiating itself from... Read More

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