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Supplied new to a Mr W. Hird throughLinks Garage inDerbyshire in August 1989Finished in Tornado Red with a grey/red interior and riding on sports steel wheelsMultiple Concours winnerincluding top honoursat the Stanford Hall Concours dEleganceThree former keepers and now showing just 27,000 miles supplied with a UK V5c and an MOT until 2020The original VW document wallet contains manuals, instructions pamphlets and dealer literatureIn short, this specialGolf may well be thebest Volkswagen in the UKThe Mk 2Golf GTi was launched at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1983, and like its predecessor, the car was well received by the press, with What Car? Magazine awarding it with Car Of The Year 1985.This particular VW Golf GTi Mk2 8V was supplied new toa Mr William Hird, on 15th August 1989 via Links Garage, Derbyshire. Finished in Tornado Red with grey and red the car is in immaculatecondition throughout. The cabin features its original carpets, mats, steering wheel and gearknob, along with the toolkit and the VW first aid kit which is still in its original cellophane wrapping.Serviced by the supplying dealer whilst in Mr Hirds ownership, a neighbour had always known about the car, and it wasnt until 2010 that Mr Green was able to persuade Mr Hird to sell his beloved GTi. It was then that the car started its journey of Concours events and VW shows.Its third owner, a Mr Chris Burt, was a seasoned VW Concours entrant and purchased this already beautiful car with the aim oftakingit to the incredible level we see today. Numerous awards and Concours trophies later, the Golf's show careerculminated in taking first place honours at the Stanford Hall Concours dElegance in 2019 considered to be the best in the country for Volkswagens, Audis and Porsches. The original VW grey bookpack is complete and contains all the appropriate manuals, service book and dealer literature. Two full history files containing letters, masses of invoices and old MOTs dating back to 1992 corroborate the currently indicated mileage of 27,000.Supplied with a UK V5 and an MOT until 1st June 2020, this is, without doubt, the finest example of the VW marqueSilverstone Auctions haveever offered and we invite you to come and marvel yourself at this celebrated Concours champion.

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