Definition of GTi in English:

GTi

Line breaks: GTi
Pronunciation: /ʤiːtiːˈʌɪ
 
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adjective

  • Denoting a high-performance car with a fuel-injected engine: [postpositive]: a Peugeot 205 GTi
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    • 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.

noun

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  • A high-performance car with a fuel-injected engine: the GTi’s manoeuvrability is a welcome relief
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    • 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.

Origin

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

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