Celebrate 40 years of the Golf GTI!


A lot has changed over the last 40 years, but during that time the iconic Volkswagen Golf GTI has remained a constant and evolved through seven generations. Rightfully the nice people at Volkswagen are really proud of this and want to celebrate in style, and they've asked us to get involved too.

Clubsport S will be there for its first UK show
Clubsport S will be there for its first UK show
What they've come up with is an enticing proposition for anyone that owns a Golf GTI. On Saturday August 20, Volkswagen are inviting GTI owners to come along to a special celebration morning at their HQ in Milton Keynes. Aside from being a part of this unique one off event that is the only official celebration of the 40th anniversary taking place in the UK, there will be GTIs of all vintages for as far as you can see! Volkswagen's own heritage vehicles will also be on show, as will the already-legendary Golf GTI Clubsport S, which is a UK first. On top of all of this, they're laying on free food for all attendees as well as top notch refreshments courtesy of the Volkcafe. There will also be some other goodies and entertainment to top it all off.

There is a maximum of two people per car. Just to be absolutely clear though, anyone is welcome to sign up providing that they are driving a genuine Golf GTI. No R32s, Golf Rs or Rallyes allowed. Only Golf GTIs. They'll have a GTI aficionado at the gate and they really won't let you in if you're not in a bonafide GTI!

The PH Team will be in attendance, and we'll have our merchandise stall set up for you to buy stickers and T-shirts just like we have at Sunday Services. We're sure it is going to be a fantastic and very memorable morning, so if you have a GTI make sure that you don't miss out on being a part of this special celebration.


Information:
Tee off time:
0900h, Saturday August 20
Close: 1200h
Refreshments and breakfast: Free for all attendees
Passengers: Allowed, one per car (maximum 2 people per car)
Children: over 16s only
Merchandise: PH stall in attendance, cash and card accepted

Entry to the event is now closed, but check back soon for a review of the event!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Comments (193) Join the discussion on the forum

  • MrBarry123 08 Aug 2016

    A bit disappointing that they are making it GTI only, would have been nice to pop along.

    frown

  • FN2TypeR 08 Aug 2016

    Celebrate 40 years of a truly iconic vehicle, but only if you have one, else wise, fk off.

  • court 08 Aug 2016

    Ah well, would have been a nice day.

    147 places to go...

  • James Drake 08 Aug 2016

    I know what you mean and I did ask if we could invite other people to not be part of the display, but for a variety of reasons they couldn't accommodate the request.

    Basically think of it like this; it is a Birthday Party for the Golf GTI and they're rewarding anyone that owns a GTI by inviting them along to take part. Even us lot at PH have had to borrow a Golf GTI in order to attend! Lucky for us they've been kind and leant us a Clubsport S, which we can't complain about cool

    On a more positive note, those of you who do own a GTI and are coming along to take part in the celebration will have a fantastic morning. Equally it would be nice to see any GTI owners that are coming along with a spare passenger seat offering out to the community... it would seem the "PH" thing to do!

    We're very much looking forward to the event and hope to see lots of you there!

    JD

  • R66STU 08 Aug 2016

    James Drake said:
    I know what you mean and I did ask if we could invite other people to not be part of the display, but for a variety of reasons they couldn't accommodate the request.

    Basically think of it like this; it is a Birthday Party for the Golf GTI and they're rewarding anyone that owns a GTI by inviting them along to take part. Even us lot at PH have had to borrow a Golf GTI in order to attend! Lucky for us they've been kind and leant us a Clubsport S, which we can't complain about cool

    On a more positive note, those of you who do own a GTI and are coming along to take part in the celebration will have a fantastic morning. Equally it would be nice to see any GTI owners that are coming along with a spare passenger seat offering out to the community... it would seem the "PH" thing to do!

    We're very much looking forward to the event and hope to see lots of you there!

    JD
    'inviting GTI owners'& 'rewarding anyone that owns a GTI' ... so borrowing a car is allowed?! wink only joking.. It sounds like a great event.

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