Imported from UK with correct documentation, Full rebuild in UK by previous owner including suspension, coated subframe and new tires.
Owning a hot hatch is a thrilling experience, and when it comes to the best in the segment, the Volkswagen GTI takes the crown. This MK2 1989 Volkswagen Golf GTI 8V is a European spec, right hand drive example that has been recently imported from the UK with all the proper documentation in place, ensuring a hassle-free ownership experience. With 166,340 miles on the odometer, this classic beauty has been meticulously cared for, as evident from a folder of receipts and documentation that proves a full rebuild has been undertaken, guaranteeing many more enjoyable miles on the road.
The classic 1989 Volkswagen Golf GTI 8V exudes the charm of the 80s and is becoming increasingly popular among collectors worldwide. Its dark blue exterior is in remarkable condition for its age, with all the exterior trim well-preserved, including the rare big bumper. The period-correct 15” 4-lug BBS wheels in silver, adorned with fresh rubber, add to the vintage appeal of this beauty. Inside, the black interior of this Golf GTI retains its factory charm. The Volkswagen steering wheel and 80s-themed cluster instantly transport you back in time such as the golfball-styled gear knob, adding to the nostalgic ambiance. Additionally, the aftermarket Alpine radio head unit ensures you can enjoy your favorite tunes as you cruise around in this classic gem. Overall, this 1989 Volkswagen Golf GTI RHD is a well-maintained and authentic representation of the iconic hot hatch from the 80s.
Under the hood of this 1989 Volkswagen Golf GTI 8V lies the heart of a legend - a 1.8L inline-4 8V with 2 valves per cylinder that delivers nimble performance, reminiscent of the classic hot hatches from the 80s. The current owner has taken great care to ensure this powertrain runs smoothly, with recently replaced components including the starter motor, timing belt, water pump, and housing. With these refreshes, you can be confident in the reliability and performance of this iconic hot hatch. Power from the 1.8L engine is channeled to the front wheels through a five-speed manual transmission, offering you full control of its power delivery. This manual gearbox not only enhances the driving experience but also allows you to fully engage with the car's character, making every drive a fun and engaging adventure.
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