Definition of GTi in English:

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Denoting a high-performance car with a fuel-injected engine: a Peugeot 205 GTi
More example sentences
  • Where it is a definite winner is in its performance, designed to be appreciated by GTi car drivers.
  • Only one engine gets the special GTi badge, a 2-litre 200 bhp FSi.
  • It is a small car with cute looks, the first to wear the famous GTi badge, and its punchy pocket rocket engine producing 125 bhp is a real adrenaline gusher.


A high-performance car with a fuel-injected engine.
Example sentences
  • You could argue that the sport of ram-raiding would never have come into existence without the GTi.
  • The transverse layout and DSG gearbox of the GTi means the 4motion/quattro drive system can't be incorporated.
  • Although the GTi is all about performance it is still relatively high in the economy stakes, returning a combined figure of 38.2mpg, generally down to its lightweight and aerodynamic shape.


Late 20th century: from GT + i for injection.

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Syllabification: GTi

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