I drive one of these things. With DSG (inb4 GRAH BLARGH Y U NO GET MANUAL??). It's no longer stock, but I do remember a simpler time when it was factory fresh. Here's my review based on those memories.

Exterior:

2011 Volkswagen GTI: The Not So Jalopnik ReviewS

Interior:

2011 Volkswagen GTI: The Not So Jalopnik ReviewS

Acceleration:

2011 Volkswagen GTI: The Not So Jalopnik ReviewS

Engine:

2011 Volkswagen GTI: The Not So Jalopnik ReviewS

Braking:

2011 Volkswagen GTI: The Not So Jalopnik ReviewS

Ride:

2011 Volkswagen GTI: The Not So Jalopnik ReviewS

Handling:

2011 Volkswagen GTI: The Not So Jalopnik ReviewS

Gearbox:

2011 Volkswagen GTI: The Not So Jalopnik ReviewS

Value:

2011 Volkswagen GTI: The Not So Jalopnik ReviewS