2010 Automobile of the Year

Bit of a VW kick as of late.

Continuing on that theme, Automobile Magazine has just named the GTI its 2010 Automobile of the Year (following in the footsteps of its 2007 selection).

2010 Volkswagen Gti Rear Three Quarter View

Pocket rockets like the GTI have a reputation of being cars for callow young men, and indeed we have a few of those on our staff. But what’s cool about the 2010 VW GTI is its universal appeal. From our editors who were not yet born when the GTI debuted in 1983, to those of us in our forties, to septuagenarian design editor Robert Cumberford, who calls the GTI “a perpetual good-value proposition for performance and practicality,” we all like and admire the GTI and would happily have one in our own garages.

(via Automobile)

– Gyro


~ by velofinds on November 12, 2009.

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