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    • mk1

      141 21.30%
    • mk2

      202 30.51%
    • mk3

      64 9.67%
    • mk4

      72 10.88%
    • mk5

      89 13.44%
    • mk6

      72 10.88%
    • mk7

      22 3.32%
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    Thread: Whats your fav generation GTI and, why?

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      09-26-2012 09:52 PM #76
      It's simple, the original looks the best and I would say with MKV/MKVI close second for driving dynamics.

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      09-26-2012 09:53 PM #77
      Quote Originally Posted by ZACHER3tuning View Post
      just look at those fine MK3's, and tell me its not the best gti, or golf gen EVER...........................
      *Looks at Mk3s pictured*


      It's not the best GTI or Golf gen EVER.



























      ALSO, a hint: Mk3, not MK3.

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      09-26-2012 09:54 PM #78
      Emkay three for me

    4. 09-26-2012 09:54 PM #79
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      Pretty neat to see two real harlequins side by side. I went over them with a fine tooth comb looking for a fake pattern but they are legit.
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      09-26-2012 09:54 PM #80
      I own a mk5 and, frankly it's the only GTI I've driven. In terms of looks, it's pretty tight between mk2, mk5 and mk6.

      mk5 for me.
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      09-26-2012 09:56 PM #81
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      *Looks at Mk3s pictured*


      It's not the best GTI or Golf gen EVER.
      It's not the best. It's just an opinion and sadly I love the mk3. So many cool options. I don't think any other vw came with so many cool interior options, or different tail lights to choose from. There's a mk3 seats thread and I think there's over 30 different sets of seats that were available for the mk3 wish newer cars were like this thus being the reason I love the mk3 the most.

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      09-26-2012 09:57 PM #82
      Of course I do appriciate any good looking VW don't think I'm mk3 loyal bye any means.

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      09-26-2012 10:00 PM #83
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    9. 09-26-2012 10:01 PM #84
      Mark 2 all the way. 16V. Best mix of character, decent power, and lightweight.
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      09-26-2012 10:07 PM #85
      Quote Originally Posted by MKVmyfast View Post
      Of course I do appriciate any good looking VW don't think I'm mk3 loyal bye any means.

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      09-26-2012 10:15 PM #86
      MK2 16V.



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      09-26-2012 10:21 PM #87
      Mk2 with rallye front, black Mk3 2.8 or Mk6 can look nice if kept original
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      09-26-2012 10:26 PM #88
      Favorite - MkI. It was just such a landmark car when it came out, I drove them new, they were truly special.

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      09-26-2012 10:31 PM #89
      Quote Originally Posted by ZACHER3tuning View Post
      Sexiest body
      To be honest, the shape of the bodies of the MkIII and MkIV are pretty much the same.

      , best sounding motor,
      I love when dubbers use this argument but then turn around and bash Hondas for being nothing but noisy. GTIs aren't all that fast, either, and they do make a lot of noise. Sorry to burst your bubble.

      colors,
      Harlequin is not a color, nor was it the best. In fact, it was probably one of the dumbest things any automaker has done as a color option.

      options available at the time,
      Base, 1.8T, GTI, and what else? VR6? Interior options? LOLWUT.

      It's not a Scion, you can't "option it out" to your hearts content.

      STYLE...MK3 has it for me.
      VWs don't have style, sorry.

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      09-26-2012 10:44 PM #90
      Quote Originally Posted by C4 A6 View Post
      To be honest, the shape of the bodies of the MkIII and MkIV are pretty much the same.



      I love when dubbers use this argument but then turn around and bash Hondas for being nothing but noisy. GTIs aren't all that fast, either, and they do make a lot of noise. Sorry to burst your bubble.



      Harlequin is not a color, nor was it the best. In fact, it was probably one of the dumbest things any automaker has done as a color option.



      Base, 1.8T, GTI, and what else? VR6? Interior options? LOLWUT.

      It's not a Scion, you can't "option it out" to your hearts content.



      VWs don't have style, sorry.
      mk3's have a lot of style.In terms of also being well equipped, look at a fully loaded 1997 gti vr6, vs say a honda prelude, and tell me again that they didnt come well equipped.Colors were also far better, and more choices than hond'as offerings, so i dont want to turn this into a pissing match between honda and vw, just saying.
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      09-26-2012 10:48 PM #91
      Your opinion aint fact, silly. I doubt you bursted any bubbles c4 a6.

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    17. 09-26-2012 10:52 PM #92
      Mk3 hands down...

      Wouldn't trade mine for any generation available.

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      09-26-2012 10:52 PM #93
      I first came to Vortex at age 16 when I really liked the MkIV 1.8t GTI. There are some aspects for which the MkIV still does it for me, but the VI is ultimately good looking, faster, better handling, and overall a much better car. VI got my vote.

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      09-26-2012 10:56 PM #94
      Quote Originally Posted by 98'GTI View Post
      Mk3 hands down...

      Wouldn't trade mine for any generation available.
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    20. 09-26-2012 11:09 PM #95
      Quote Originally Posted by C4 A6 View Post
      To be honest, the shape of the bodies of the MkIII and MkIV are pretty much the same.

      every civic, and integra generation are easily recognizable as well. Your point?

      I love when dubbers use this argument but then turn around and bash Hondas for being nothing but noisy. GTIs aren't all that fast, either, and they do make a lot of noise. Sorry to burst your bubble.
      yet with a $300 computer remap; a base 1.8t will embarress your type r


      Harlequin is not a color, nor was it the best. In fact, it was probably one of the dumbest things any automaker has done as a color option.
      Harlequin was NEVER a "color option", but rather a limited run of attention grabbing cars built for use by Olympic athletes. After the games the used cars were resold at dealerss


      Base, 1.8T, GTI, and what else? VR6? Interior options? LOLWUT.
      are you high
      It's not a Scion, you can't "option it out" to your hearts content.
      you can't option a Honda/Acura anymore than a comparable VW. Id argue less


      VWs don't have style, sorry.a whole hell of a lot more style than any Honda/Acura
      Get off your high horse bozo. Your Honda's / Acura's exude less style, class, and refinement than ANYTHING comparable, of the same generation offered by VW in the last 35 yrs; model for model.

      Heck; your car is most coveted by an inner city demographic that is less than desirable to say the least.

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      09-26-2012 11:13 PM #96
      Ill say the mk3 1000 times. I like the mk1,2,6 But i just think the mk3 is the greatest. Theres just soo many options for this car. And everything just looks right. one of greatest cars when done right. A potential classic. The mk4 just looks over weight and bulky. Slow and heavy. Cheaply made compared to the mk3. Car just has no looks. Its a niice car just not for me. The mk3 got me out the honda game and im planning on staying cuz of it. And then the mk5 just cuz the 6 looks soo much better. And its looks like a little kids play toy.
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      09-26-2012 11:14 PM #97
      MK6 because I own one.
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      09-26-2012 11:16 PM #98
      Quote Originally Posted by ZACHER3tuning View Post
      some people are in denial.Mk3
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      09-26-2012 11:20 PM #99
      I spent 8 years with my mk3 2.0 and I couldn't see that happening with any other generation before or since. Simple, effective, cheap, reliable, fun and it was before VW got all uppity.

      However, I think this wouldn't even be an argument if VWoA imported the 16 valve mk3 GTI. To me, that would have been perfection.
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      09-26-2012 11:30 PM #100
      Quote Originally Posted by MKVmyfast View Post


      ^^^ not a gti but come on, doesnt get any cooler than a Harli IMO
      I just asked my roommate (who has no interest in cars, so a perfect blind candidate) what he thought of the Harlequin, and he said it looked dumb.

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