Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
2 minute read
22 May 2021
8:41 am

Own a Golf GTI for less than R2 000 a month

Jaco Van Der Merwe

Volkswagen’s iconic hot hatch has been an unrivalled South African crowd-pleaser for decades, but out of reach of many buyers.

Golf V is widely regarded as the model that brought the magic of the GTI back after the lackluster Mk IV.

The eagerly-anticipated arrival of the VW Golf 8 GTI has been set for the third quarter of 2021. But with virtually no stock left of the Golf 7.5 and the limited-edition GTI TCR sold out, the pre-owned market will be the only place where you can get your hands on South Africa’s epic hot hatch next few months. Options are endless once you start browsing through online showrooms floors for GTIs. Mk I editions are very scarce as they have become collector’s items, but the odd Mk II GTI right through all the other generations including a healthy dose of...