Volkswagen's Golf 8 GTi is on the way, so let's take a look at its roots in SA

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The Mk I GTi was launched here in 1982, the Mk II in late 1984.
The Mk I GTi was launched here in 1982, the Mk II in late 1984.
Stuart Johnston

• The new VW Golf 8 GTI will arrive locally during the third quarter of 2021.

• In 1982, the first VW Golf Mk1 arrived in South Africa.

• Will the Golf 8 GTI be the last of the non-electric hot hatch kings?
• For more motoring stories, go to Wheels24

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