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  Lot 10

1987 Volkswagen Golf GTi

Sold for £5,738

(including buyers premium)

Lot details
Registration No: D607PAK
Chassis No: WVWZZZ19ZHW393460
Mot Expiry: May 2019

- 1 owner from new and always garaged

- Comprehensive fully documented service history

- MOT'd until May 2019

- Rare option of a sunroof

If you want to select a model that defined a whole genre of road cars for decades to come, look no further than the Golf GTi. Other hot hatches have worn the GTi badge, some have challenged for the crown without such a moniker. None have made such an impact at birth or stood the test of time so well.

This lovely MK2 GTI comes with its bill of sale dated 2/1/87, every MOT since 1990 , original book pack , sales brochure , price list and a comprehensive service record with every invoice from the 1 and only owner and two sets of keys. Always garaged and professionally maintained. Used as a daily driver until 1994 . In the words of the vendor its history is as follows :

"In the first 2.5 years I was daily commuting from North Sheffield to my office in central Rotherham on the least congested route I could find (11 miles each way) which would account roughly for 13,200 of the 35,000 travelled. Obviously there would be other short trips but the majority of the other 21,800 was long trips away including annual motoring holidays (3 of them) to the Alps.

After the first 2.5 years, the commute became from North Sheffield to either Pudsey (38 miles each way) or central Leeds (33 miles each way). The vast majority of this is motorway. The long trips away and the holidays on the continent continued.

Then in August 1994 I acquired a used VW Jetta for the commuting and started saving the Golf GTI very much "for best" - trips away and holidays "

Original Invoice dated 02/01/1987 (£9,550 less radio allowance)

Original Price List October 1986

Original 1986 "The Golf GTI and 16 Valve" Brochure (20 pages full colour)

Original Reprint of Autocar August 1986 Article "10 Years of the GTI" (12 pages)

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