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Reminder: No such thing as a Karmann Edition!!!!!!
While the North American 1984+ convertibles received GTI components, they were never, ever sold or factory-badged as GTIs.
In Europe, the GTI was not a separate model, but was a trim level, both for the hard-tops and the soft-tops. In most instances, on mainland Europe, the GTI remained strictly a hard-top. The convertible version of the GTI was, thus, sold as a GLI (both versions receiving the high-performance DX engine). In the UK, however, the convertible did receive a GTI trim level; in several instances, a particular convertible model was sold only as a GTI (Quartett and Rivage, for example). The Golf Cabriolet GTI, as expected, fetched a premium price.
As a result of the above, there is and will be no GTI-dedicated page.