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This is the Volkswagen Lamando GTS for China

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This is the new Volkswagen Lamando GTS for China, ready for its public debut on the Beijing Auto Show on Monday. The Lamando GTS is a sporty variant of the already very sporty China-only Lamando coupe-sedan. It comes with a body kit, shiploads of GTS badges, a rear wing, and a juicy engine.

The regular Volkswagen Lamando. Price starts at 101.900 yuan and ends at 169.900 yuan. Engines: 131hp 1.4, 150hp 1.4, and a 180hp 1.8.

The GTS gets a special and powerful engine to match the extra wings and badgery: a 2.0 TSI turbo with 220hp and 350nm, mated to a seven-speed DCT. This is the same engine that powers the China-made variant of the Volkswagen Golf GTI, albeit with ten horses more.

The Lamando is manufactured in China by the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture.

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18 inch alloys.

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The interior is very dark, but the leather looks great, sexed up with red stitching. The steering wheel is leather too and extra thick, and has a flat bottom for that racy feeling. Pedals are of shiny metal but not perforated.

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GTS on the door sill.

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GTS on the seat.

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Wing looks speedy. Air vents on the sides of the bumper are fake. Both exhaust pipes are real, but a tad too much exposed.

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Visible intercooler however is really cool.

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The EA888 2.0 TSI.

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GTS badge barely visible on red painted car.




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