Volkswagen's hot Golf history in pics
As VW celebrates 40 years of the Golf, Top Gear looks back on the fastest production versions
Posted: 31 Mar 2014
MkI GTI: Despite being unveiled at the 1975 Frankfurt Motor Show, Brits had to wait two years to get their hands on VW's 110bhp 1,588cc four-pot. The minuscule MkI only weighed 810kg, which meant it could hit 60mph in nine seconds and reach 100mph. In '82 a 1781cc model joined the lineup.