The sixth generation 2012 Volkswagen GTI remains bold and offered in two body styles, four-door, powered by an advanced 2.0 liter 16-valve turbocharged and intercooled TSI ® engine with four cylinders. To group some of the most popular independent options in one package, Volkswagen presents a new version of the GTI for 2012-the GTI with Convenience and sunroof. This takes the entry GTI-and either two or four doors and adds a tilt/slide power sunroof, multifunction § teering upholstered in leather wheel, and stereo touchscreen Premium VIII CD changer in the dash. The two-door version with smooth shifting manual six-speed transmission has a suggested retail price of only for 25,945, and for four-door version 2012 Volkswagen GTI price is $26,545.
The changes in the next step-up 2012 Volkswagen GTI with sunroof and navigation include the addition of new distinctive headlamps LED daytime while the flagship GTI Autobahn also adds LED daytime running lights, along with new 10-spoke, 18 Serron inch alloy wheels.
2012 Volkswagen GTI Interior
The 2012 Volkswagen GTI front seats are heavily reinforced to help keep the driver and front passenger leaning on fan curves. And come standard with eight-way manually adjustable in the two-door GTI, adjustable lumbar support and height adjustable headrests. Four-door GTI are reclining in the driver and passenger sides. Signs GTI brands run throughout the cabin : on all models to GTI Autobahn, panels are famous plaid cloth upholstery on the seats. Red stitching bold also presented on the headrests, center armrest, dryer shifter boots, and leather-wrapped § teering wheel is a GTI signal, too.
The high performance car requires the2012 Volkswagen GTI offers performance and instrumentation, with its large size tachometer and speedometer matching having an engine temperature gauge and fuel gauge integrated. Located between the black analog gauges is a multi-function display-board computer that provides the driver with key information on fuel economy, odometer, outside temperature and more. Other sporting element is race-inspired, brushed finish metal pedals 2012 Volkswagen GTI, which include rubber inserts for extra grip. And on the left side of the box floor, there is an important large footrest for added support and comfort.
2012 Volkswagen GTI Exterior
The 2012 Volkswagen GTI defined the mold of the classic form of the sports sedan. Clean and minimalist lines mixed with sharp, intricate detailing produce a style that always remains stylish and contemporary. See an early GTI on the street today and still looks fresh and modern. And the design formula continues with the 2012 GTI-a long wheelbase with short overhangs and wide track to give that’planted’, road-hugging look. This sixth-generation GTI, the aggressive front grille features a striking honeycomb of black color with a single GTI badge on the passenger side to reinforce the identity of the model. Describe the distinctive red stripes grille which flows into the dramatic angled headlight housings teardrop.
The 2012 Volkswagen GTI Bi-Xenon headlights with adaptive front lighting system are available in AFS cut lines GTI with sunroof and GTI Autobahn. The GTI with Sunroof and Navigation model and GTI Autobahn function as standard, the new bright white LED daytime running lights. Definition of design GTI front is a large, full-width fascia honeycomb twin air intakes below the bumper, flanked by two beds, halogen fog lights vertical.
The 2012 Volkswagen GTI airfoil continues toward the rear, with a subtle pair of black side skirts running partially along the lower edge of the GTI. To increase the crouched position down the GTI, blistered wheel arches cover 18 inch Detroit aluminum alloy wheels-enormous distinctive flat face shod with low-profile performance tires for all seasons. For 2012, Volkswagen is differentiating the flagship model GTI Autobahn fitting new 10-spoke 18-inch alloys Serron.
2012 Volkswagen GTI Engine
The 2012 Volkswagen GTI has twice awarded camshaft, 16-valve, 2.0 liter turbocharged and intercooled engine four-cylinder petrol with fuel injection without maintenance TSI ® hydraulic lifters. Producing 200 horsepower and 207 lb-ft of torque, the 2.0T offers athletic performance. With 207 lb-ft of torque delivered in a flat line just 1,800 rpm to 5,000 rpm, the turbo engine is extremely flexible and responsive, making for quick and easy step, the further progress of the road. It is also remarkably efficient. The 2.0T engine and six-speed manual transmission offers an EPA estimated 31 mpg highway and 21 mpg city.
For drivers who want the performance of a traditional manual transmission with the precision of an automatic, the GTI is available with an automatic transmission dual clutch six-speed DSG ® optional. (Published in conceptcarz.com) advanced double clutch transmission has a clutch that controls the’odd’gears and reverse, while the other operates the’even’gears. Therefore, if the GTI is being driven in third, fourth is already selected, but not yet activated. As soon as the ideal shift point is reached, the clutch on the side of the third gear opens, the other clutch and engages the fourth gear is closed-all in the space of four hundredths of a second.
The result is crisp, rapid-fire shifts without the loss of power that characterizes a traditional manual gearbox. This a couple of tenths of 0 to 60 mph shaves acceleration car manual transmission improves fuel economy : EPA estimates show a remarkable 33 mpg on the highway and 24 in town.
2012 Volkswagen GTI Safety
The 2012 Volkswagen GTI comes with a host of standard safety features, both active and passive. For driving security, enhancements include Electronic Stability Control (ESC), Anti-Slip Regulation (ASR), electronic differential lock (EDL), and Engine Braking (EBA). To protect those inside, there are driver and front passenger side thorax airbags together with Side Curtain Protection head airbags front and rear ®. The GTI also includes the Advanced Crash Response that Volkswagen turns off the fuel pump intelligent, open doors, and even the emergency lights come on if the vehicle is involved in certain types of collisions.
Like all 2012 Volkswagen models, the GTI is covered by the Carefree Maintenance Program at no charge. All scheduled maintenance is covered for the length of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty for three years or 36,000 miles, whichever comes first. Additionally, all current Volkswagen vehicles use synthetic oil when German engineering art technology combined, eliminating the need for an oil change 5,000 miles, and 2012 Volkswagen GTI allows owners to go farther between oil changes programmed.