ABT just announced it’s version of the MK6 GTI, check out the press release and photos below. Can’t say I’m a fan of the body accessories or wheels.
Press release (translated):
“For five decades refined ABT Sportline now vehicles – and to match the anniversary, the Allgäuer the new, sixth GTI before. With these three letters since 1976 are very athletic and quick “Gölfe” means.From the beginning, ABT was the first address for those who have more driving dynamics and wanted. Even the current generation of compact athlete carries the magic code, and of course it is also now available in a stunning version of ABT to have. Already impressed with the performance, because from the standard 210 hp (154 kW) through optimized engine management (ABT POWER) dynamic 260 hp (191 kW). ABT POWER S makes the GTI even sharper: In this case, in addition, a new turbocharger “made in Kempten” are used. Then provide the sporty 2.0 TSI 300 hp (221 kW) and accelerates in just six seconds from a standstill to 100 km / h. Thanks ABT suspension springs, the focus of the GTI satte 30 millimeters lower, making the transmission more sporty golf can be driven. Especially on twisty roads, the abbot of Christian’s chassis attitude really fun. And the brakes from the house of ABT is also in extreme cases vigorously.
But ABT Golf GTI is not just a hot sports equipment for the street, he sees this: The body package, which the designers have designed, underlines the sheer dynamism of the car: No matter which side of the GTI is considered, he always impressed . Rear spoiler attachment and rear bumper, side moldings, front grill and sloping apron and the winding 4-pipe exhaust system form one unit. In addition, the abbots designed a front lip which, in combination with the front apron and the new ABT daytime running lights for a power-performance provides. This fits well then the elegant expressive colors such as: Painting in carbon steel gray metallic harmonizes perfectly with side rails and front lip in the contrast color red are required. Also in the interior, the design continues, because all the apertures, the ring of the combined instrument panels and steering wheel are in the tone painted. One sees the Allgäuer athletes, that he is more than a “normal” Golf GTI – and is the sixth variant of the fast compact with the large tailgate in the best tradition. Even his five predecessors were in the ABT “About Golf”. ABT and GTI, these six letters are easy for 33 years.”