Auction finds: This Mk4 VW Golf GTI with just 12km on the odo deserves some love

And it’s a limited 25th Anniversary edition
by Greg Potts | Jul 31, 2021
PHOTO: Silverstone Auctions
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We’ve seen plenty of low-mileage cars come up for auction in recent years, but this 2002 Volkswagen Golf GTI takes the biscuit.

Now, the Mk4 model may not have been the most popular GTI in history, but this is at least the one-of-1,800 25th Anniversary edition, complete with its 180hp 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, twin overhead camshafts, and five valves per cylinder. Back in 2002, it also got a six-speed manual gearbox, modified front and rear bumpers, 18-inch BBS alloy wheels, and a teeny little rear spoiler.

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Oh, and did we mention that this particular car has just 12km (eight) miles on the clock? Its one owner has literally barely moved it, despite owning it for 19 years. Clearly wasn’t an Mk4 fan.

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Anyway, it’s just been recommissioned and is now heading across the block at the Silverstone Auctions Classic Car Sale this weekend, and with a lack of love around for this generation of GTI, it might just be a bit of a bargain.

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NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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PHOTO: Silverstone Auctions
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