A few months ago, Volkswagen announced that the 2023 Golf GTI would be getting a special 40th Anniversary Edition. Now we have all the details about the special edition model that celebrates the four decades that it’s been available in the United States.

2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI 40th Anniversary Edition

Back in 1983, VW brought the Rabbit GTI here.

The exterior of the 40th Anniversary Edition features “40” decals with honeycomb design flourishes run along the door sills an illuminated grille , multi-spoke 19-inch gloss black that are wrapped in 235/35 summer performance tires. The GTI 40th Anniversary Edition will be offered in four colors: Urano Grey, Tornado Red, Opal White Pearl and Pomelo Yellow Metallic. The Anniversary Edition features a black painted roof combines with gloss black mirror caps.

Inside there’s a “40” clasp at the six o’clock position on the steering wheel, Scalepaper Plaid cloth seats, and a golf-ball inspired manual shift knob.

The 2023 Volkswagen Golf GTI 40th Anniversary Edition goes on sale mid-model year, with a starting price of $33,055 for manual transmission models and $33,855 for automatic transmission models. VW only plans to build 1,500 units.