August 20, 2002


Volkswagen Canada to offer 50th Anniversary Edition Jetta GLI

Ajax, Ontario – Volkswagen Canada will be introducing a 50th Anniversary Jetta GLI – a special model commemorating Volkswagen’s fifty years in Canada.

Using the VR6 engine, the 50th Anniversary Jetta GLI will offer a six-speed manual transmission. Standard equipment includes 17-inch alloy wheels, sport suspension, dual exhausts with chrome, 50th Anniversary badging, special cloth sports seats, a three spoke leather steering wheel, leather shift knob, boot and handbrake. The GLI 50th Anniversary Edition comes with a powerful Monsoon stereo system as standard equipment. Electronic Stabilization Program (ESP) is also standard.

The warranty includes Volkswagen’s limited powertrain coverage, which provides 5 years or 100,000 kms of protection. A bumper-to-bumper new vehicle warranty covers defects in materials or workmanship for 4 years or 80,000 km, which ever comes first. There is also a 12 year unlimited distance limited, warranty against corrosion perforation, and of course 24 hour roadside assistance for 4 years or 80,000 km, whichever comes first.

Available colours will include Black, Reflex Silver, Galactic Blue, and Tornado Red. The 50th Anniversary Jetta GLI will be priced at $31,150.

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