Volkswagen Mk1 Pirelli P-Rim wheel. (source: MK1 Golf Owners Club).
The original Volkswagen GTI is just not complete unless it's wearing a set of Pirelli P-Slot wheels. A 7 mil gap between the Ps for the first-generation Mk1, (1977–1984) and a 10 mil gap for the second-generation Mk2 introduced in August of 1983 thru 1992.
Created by engineers as a weekend project, and showcased at the 1975 Frankfurt Motor show, the limited run of 5000 Volkswagen's Golf GTI MK1 went on sale in June of 1976 as a 1977 model with the type 827 engine's Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection which generated 110bhp.
Originally available in just two colours, Mars Red and Diamond Metallic Silver, Schwartz Black was added shortly afterwards.
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