Volkswagen announced today that they will be sending off the Mk6 GTi off in style and exclusivity. Two limited-edition models for the GTI for the 2013 model year, the GTI Wolfsburg Edition and GTI Driver's Edition. The limited-edition models are available in four-door guise only and are offered in three colors-Candy White, Carbon Steel Gray, and Deep Black.
The first to go on sale is the GTI Wolfsburg Edition, which will be in dealerships during the first quarter of 2013. Featuring the well-equipped GTI's standard trim, the Wolfsburg Edition adds 18" "Laguna" wheels, a retro-themed golf ball shifter knob, and red-stitched carpeted floor mats.
The Wolfsburg Edition will start at $25,095 for a six-speed manual transmission version or $26,195 when equipped with a six-speed DSG(r) dual-clutch automatic transmission. There will be a total of 2000 Wolfsburg Edition models.
Arriving early in the second quarter of 2013 is the GTI Driver's Edition. This takes the GTI Sunroof and Navigation package and adds the 18" aluminum-alloy Laguna wheels, a golf ball shift knob, red-stitched carpeted floor mats, and partial leather seat coverings. Just 3000 units will be sold in the U.S., priced from $29,695 with the manual transmission and from $30,795 for the version with the six-speed DSG gearbox.
Every GTI Driver's Edition buyer also receives a Certificate of Authenticity along with a special package of GTI gear that includes a hat, keychain, and parking sign.