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This Jetta GLI Blue Lagoon is a unique tuning piece from VW

This Jetta Blue Lagoon GLI is a unique tuning piece from VW

In honor of the previous versions, VW USA built a special Jetta GLI. The unique tuning piece comes with a body kit, Recaros and special foiling.

D.ie US division of VW takes its tuning and fan community seriously. Under the heading “Enthusiast Fleet” Every year, numerous individual pieces are built, which often quote iconic predecessor models. 2021 does that Blue Lagoon Jetta GLI Concept the beginning. The tuned notchback Golf GTI pays tribute to this with its blue foiling Jetta GLI MK4 Tribute that entered the market in 2004 in the iconic color “Blue Lagoon”. (The VW Jetta GLI in the AUTO BILD test!)

230 hp from a two-liter turbo four-cylinder

VW Blue Lagoon Jetta GLI concept

Jetta GLI number IV also relied on BBS rims, which it took over from the Golf IV GTI 25 Years Edition.

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A 2021 Jetta GLI forms the basis for the conversion Six-speed manual transmission. The black body was completely wrapped in blue foil, a Coilover suspension from H&R brings the GLI closer to the road. (Adviser: The cost of the AUTO foiling!) On Body kit including spoiler lip as well BBS CH-R rims in 20 inches are also reminiscent of the Golf GTI 337, the US version of the German Golf 4 GTI 25 years edition. The same goes for the classic ones Recaro Ergomed ES seats and the golf ball gear knob from Black Forest Industries. Everything stayed the same under the hood. The EA888 turbo four-cylinder is known from the Golf 7 GTI Performance and brings 230 PS and 350 Nm torque.

The tuning Jetta will be on display at various US car meetings in 2021, where it will probably be next to other VW projects. Like all Enthusiast Fleet models, the Blue Lagoon GLI remains a one-off. The regular Jetta GLI costs in the USA from the equivalent of 21,675 euros. In Germany, the Jetta is only available second-hand. This way to well-kept VW Jetta with guarantee!

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