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Offline DanSD50

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I am thinking of buying a mk4, I am going to buy a Golf GL Coupe or a GTI, I just wanted to know if there are any differences on the exterior between one and the other, like are the bumpers the same design, I don't know but on the pictures the GL bumper looks more curved. Is it just me? And the ride height and the rims are different too right? Are these all the differences? Thanks.

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Re: What are the exterior differences between a Golf Gl and a GTI?
« Reply #1 on: 03 October 2012, 09:25 »
usually the bumper strips are colour coded on the gti models but the bumpers are practically the same really


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Re: What are the exterior differences between a Golf Gl and a GTI?
« Reply #2 on: 03 October 2012, 21:52 »
Thanks man.

Do you know if they are the same size?
« Last Edit: 04 October 2012, 02:11 by DanSD50 »

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Re: What are the exterior differences between a Golf Gl and a GTI?
« Reply #3 on: 04 October 2012, 13:45 »
yea exactly the same size, just pop off and on again. simples   :grin:


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Re: What are the exterior differences between a Golf Gl and a GTI?
« Reply #4 on: 04 October 2012, 15:20 »
Gti = Lower Ride Height, Tinted Rear lights, Alloys, Clear Side indicators, Colour coded - Bump strips door handles, boot handle,fog lights built into the headlights

But GTI's dont look much different TBH  :grin:

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Re: What are the exterior differences between a Golf Gl and a GTI?
« Reply #5 on: 04 October 2012, 20:48 »
Thank again, both.

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Re: What are the exterior differences between a Golf Gl and a GTI?
« Reply #6 on: 04 October 2012, 21:08 »
Gti = Lower Ride Height, Tinted Rear lights, Alloys, Clear Side indicators, Colour coded - Bump strips door handles, boot handle,fog lights built into the headlights

But GTI's dont look much different TBH  :grin:

whats different with the boot handle?

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Re: What are the exterior differences between a Golf Gl and a GTI?
« Reply #7 on: 05 October 2012, 15:11 »
Gti = Lower Ride Height, Tinted Rear lights, Alloys, Clear Side indicators, Colour coded - Bump strips door handles, boot handle,fog lights built into the headlights

But GTI's dont look much different TBH  :grin:

whats different with the boot handle?

GTI is colour coded I didn't think lower spec model were ie they are black?

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Re: What are the exterior differences between a Golf Gl and a GTI?
« Reply #8 on: 05 October 2012, 18:49 »
Ahh never knew that!

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Re: What are the exterior differences between a Golf Gl and a GTI?
« Reply #9 on: 05 October 2012, 19:30 »
Ahh never knew that!

I may be wrong  :grin:

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