An in-depth look at a car with “great sporting character”! When it first came on the market the GTi set a hatchback style that was years ahead of its rivals. Here is the story of the Golf GTi Mk1. Over the years the GTi has had many imitators but remains as popular today as when it was first launched. This great profile explores the GTi’s history with archive footage of the car in its heyday, goes GTi racing, features top engine tuner Tim Stiles and discovers what owners do with their cars with tips on modification, restoration and advice on buying.