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BMW 128ti Coming To South Africa To Take On The VW Golf GTI

12 days ago   |   By Zero 2 Turbo

BMW has fully revealed the new front-wheel-drive hot hatch known as the 128ti and it has its sights set on the iconic Volkswagen Golf GTI.
It has been 15 years since the famous ‘ti' badge so what should expect from this hot little 1er?
Under the bonnet, it features the same turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine that's found in the MINI John Cooper Works but in this application, the power rises from 227 hp and 320 Nm of torque in that car to 261 hp and 400 Nm. BMW says the added grunt is enough to propel the hot hatchback from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.1 seconds and on to a limited...
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