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2008 Volkswagen GTI Cup Racer

VOLKSWAGEN ANNOUNCES 'GTI CUP' SERIES

2008 Volkswagen GTI Cup Racer
Production-based GTI racing to begin in 20082008 Volkswagen GTI Cup Racer
Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced that it will operate a production- based GTI Cup spec racing series beginning in 2008, offering aspiring young racers an affordable entry into professional motorsports. The new series will be sanctioned by Sports Car Club of America.

2008 Volkswagen GTI Cup Racer
'Volkswagen as an automotive manufacturer is represented around the globe, and we have a strong history in motorsports, including successful spec racing Cup programs in more than 10 countries,' said Volkswagen Motorsport Director Kris Nissen. 'The GTI Cup in America will underscore Volkswagen's competitive spirit and the inspiration we take from racing into the building of our vehicles.'


2008 Volkswagen GTI Cup RacerWhile the GTI Cup racer will be optimized for track performance and safety, the heart of the GTI remains the street version's high-tech, 200-horsepower 2.0T four-cylinder engine that produces 207 ft.-lbs. of torque. Fitted with its automated manual DSG® transmission, electro-mechanical power rack-and-pinion steering system, and advanced multi-link fully independent sports-tuned rear suspension, the production vehicle is an extremely capable car for the track.

Founded in 1955, Volkswagen of America, Inc. is headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars and Europe's largest automaker. Volkswagen sells the Rabbit, New Beetle, New Beetle convertible, GTI, Jetta, GLI, Passat, Passat wagon, Eos, and Touareg through approximately 600 independent Ú.S. dealers. Visit Volkswagen of America online at vw.com.

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Volkswagen Monthly Sales Volume

December 2019
27,877
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29,218
October 2019
28,072
September 2019
26,947
August 2019
35,412
July 2019
31,188
June 2019
31,725
May 2019
35,702
April 2019
31,309
March 2019
37,092
February 2019
25,706
January 2019
23,074
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