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This year is a pivotal year in GTI history. The hot hatch benchmark made its American debut just over 30 years ago in 1982 as a 1983 model, and this year also marks the debut of the seventh generation GTI in Europe (on sale in the U.S. next year as a 2015 model). With that in mind, it seems a perfect time to take a look back at the klein (“little” in German) GTI.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2013/07/24/Hot-Hatch