German brand Volkswagen introduced Jetta sedan GLI new, seventh generation. The car has been updated externally, and also received a time-tested powerplant.
Visually, the Jetta GLI was very similar to the standard modification, but it is different — black grille engine with a red transverse stripe, the other trim on the hood, which instead of chrome painted Matt black, dual rounded exhaust pipes and new wheels R18.
There are features in the interior: the Jetta GLI received a new sport steering wheel, fabric seat (with extra charge they can be leather), and there is red stitching on both the seats and the gear lever and door cards. Also as an option will offer a panoramic roof and seats with ventilation.
Compared to the Jetta GLI of the previous generation, the updated 2.0-liter engine of the EA888 series develops 230 HP, while the previous were given no more than 210 HP This same engine had previously been under the hood of the Golf GTI, which in Europe now is not for sale. On the Jetta GLI it works with the double-disc “robot” with seven steps or with a classic 6-speed “mechanics”. It is also reported that to improve “hooking” the front car appeared a limited-slip differential.
Among other features, the Jetta GLI — rear multi-link suspension (the standard car there is a simplified beam), different springs and dampers (with extra charge available adaptive rack) reinforced brakes from the Golf R.
The machine will start with version 35th Anniversary, which is dedicated to the 35th anniversary of the Jetta in the U.S. market. In the American showrooms, the car will appear in the spring. But as the Russian market, we have it is unlikely to expect.