Golf GTI 16S and Golf24 racers will debut alongside 35th anniversary Golf GTI Edition 35.
Volkswagen will be bringing 3 special Golf editions to the 2011 Wörthersee show.
The Golf GTI 16S is a racer based on the 1977 Golf GTI developed by KWL Motorsport that comes with a 1.6 liter unit instead of the usual 2.0 liter TFSI. The power plant generates an impressive 215 PS (158 kW / 211 bhp) and is mated to a 5-speed racing gearbox from VW Motorsport.
The 16S also features a Billstein chassis and an 80-liter fuel tank and is a Group 4 competitor at the 24hr race at the Nürburgring.
Speaking of Nürburgring, VW will also be bringing its Golf24 endurance racer to the show.
The real celebratory model to commemorate the Golf GTI's 35th anniversary, though, is the Golf GTI Edition 35 - a model which will actually make it to showrooms and onto the streets.
The Edition 35 comes with more power than the standard GTI via the revised 2.0-liter TFSI petrol engine unit doling out 235 PS (173 kW / 232 hp) instead of the usual 210 PS (155 kW / 207 hp).
The Golf GTI Edition 35 is already available for order in Germany with prices starting at €30,425.
Stay tuned for photos and further details.