Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet GTI (DSG) 2.0 Review
Topless Golfing

Story and Photos by Benjamin G. Kline
20 Oct 2013
 

Introduction

We all know what happens when you chop the roof off a car. You lose half the body stiffness and the chassis twists, moans and turns to jello with any hard driving. So what was Volkswagen thinking when they took their most iconic hot hatch and chopped the roof off?

Take a moment and imagine the sound of that awesome EA888’s burbling exhaust unhindered by a roof. Every ‘pop’ and ‘burble’ coming through with full volume with every shift. That was the inspiration behind the GTI cabriolet.

However, this isn’t the first time VW has taken the roof off the GTI though it was badged the GLI at the time. The MKI Golf cabriolet enjoyed much success during the decade that it was produced. Even now, a few fine examples can still be spotted driving around our local streets. 


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