Chicago: 2013 Volkswagen GTI Driver’s Edition brings exclusivity to the granddaddy of hot hatches

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2013 Volkswagen GTI Driver's Edition

The Volkswagen booth at this year’s Chicago Auto Show was filled with various special edition models of the Beetle and GTI. In addition to the GTI Wolfsburg Edition, the Volkswagen GTI Driver’s Edition helps to wrap up the 2013 model year as VW readies the all-new MkVII Golf next year.

Only 3,000 of the GTI Driver’s Edition models will be produced in four-door body style only, and the available color palette will be limited to just Candy White, Carbon Steel Gray and Deep Black. The package will come standard with the GTI’s Sunroof and Navigation package, and it will add unique features such as the 18-inch “Laguna” wheels, a golf-ball shift knob, partial leather seats and red-stitching on the carpeted floor mats. Buyers of this package will also get a certificate of authenticity and some GTI swag such as a hat, keychain and parking sign.

Starting price for the 2013 Volkswagen GTI Driver’s Edition is $29,695 with the six-speed manual and $30,795 if you choose the DSG – both prices exclude destination charges.

The press release for both limited-edition GTI models is posted after the jump.

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