VW design chief Klaus Zyciora unpicks new Golf GTI

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Mildly more aggressive looking and with a subtle nod to the original, VW’s new Golf GTI is typically understated. Klaus Zyciora, design boss at the german marque, explains more

The Volkswagen Golf GTI never normally strays far from the regular Golf in terms of design. However, with the model now in its eighth generation, VW Group head of design Klaus Zyciora explains the differences and highlights the extras available on the GTI model. 

“The new Golf GTI boasts a very low visual center of gravity, which we achieved through the wide air intakes at the front and the striking shoulder line,” says Zyciora. “The connection between upper grille element and headlights is much more precise, elongated even into the fenders, giving the car a much more concentrated and sportier look.”

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