Vw Power and Style (Marques & Models) by Kuah Ian ISBN: 9780947981495


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Immediate dispatch from Somerset. Nice book in great condition. Pages in excellent condition. No notes or highlighting. See images. Fantastic book.

About the book >.>.> The Volkswagen Golf GTI is more than just a cult car it is both a contemporary classic and an inter national phenomenon. Although history tells of compact high-performance cars like the Mini Cooper S the NSU Prinz TT and the BMW 2002 Tii that were the nemesis of larger more powerful machinery on both road and track no other car has inspired aftermarket personalization on the scale that has been seen among Golf GTI owners almost from day one.No other affordable car has been as sought after for its badge image either. Volkswagen must sorely regret not having taken out a trademark copyright on the title GTI. But the real thing is indeed a GTI; any imitator is usually only described as a GTi.The key word in the GTI’s success story is ‘international’ for not only was this new generation VW the progenitor of the so-called ‘hot-hatchback’ craze but its status as a cult car has followed it into every single market where Volkswagen has put it on sale whether through importation or local production. Perhaps it is fitting that it should have come from Volkswagen for its ancestor the Beetle in its own very different style was truly a world car too.The GTI’s official birth in September 1975 also contributed greatly to another German phenomenon which has spread to many cars either straight from the factory or through the aftermarket – the body styling kit. The handful of engineers in Volkswagen’s prototype department who secretly worked on the ‘Sport Golf out-of….

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Motorbooks Intl 1991

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Kuah Ian


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