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    Next Jetta GLI To Get Some GTI Infusion

      This could include the turbo 2.0L found in the GTI

    We know that Volkswagen is planning a high-performance GLI variant of the new Jetta that is expected in the near future. Thanks to Autoblog, we have gotten some interesting information about what we should expect.

    Speaking to a Volkswagen representative, Autoblog learned that the new GLI will feature a turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder. It is expected to be the same engine found in the GTI which produces 220 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. There will be a choice of either a six-speed manual and a seven-speed dual-clutch. The representative also said the GLI would swap the torsion-beam rear suspension found on the standard Jetta for a multi-link independent setup.

    Expect to see the Jetta GLI make its debut during the next auto show season, possibly at LA or Chicago.

    Source: Autoblog

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    yeah VW really punted on the design, it looks like Hyundai or something now.  Or a Ford Taurus / Sonata mashup.

    BUt, that means it will probably sell huge!  Plus it seems a little more exciting than a Cruze now too.

    The interior seems nice on this car.  I like the driver oriented dash.

    Even just offering a powertrain and this suspension setup should reward VW.  There is a huge lack of smaller cars with any performance ability nowadays and there's still folks that will prefer a sedan over the Golf type hatch.

    I'd like to see Chevy offer a 250hp Cruze.  Doesn't need to be a 9/10th car like a Focus ST.  But something like a GTi, chevy version.

    Edited by regfootball

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