Ever since the first GTI came to the U.S. in 1983, each successive generation got heavier and more bloated while under-compensating on power. This trend hit its peak with the Mk4 GTI, as Volkswagen went through several engines in an attempt to give the 3000-pound compact the sportiness its audience grew to expect. For the longest time, the Mk4’s greatest achievement was introducing a new generation to Nick Drake. So why did this 2004 Volkswagen Golf R32 just sell for $65,100 after fees?
Because the R32 is far from a standard Golf GTI.
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