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Cabriolet Models


The years listed are model years, not calendar years.

Reminder: No such thing as a Karmann Edition!!!!!!

The GTI:

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.

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