As in the previous years, Volkswagen will prepare something special for its fans reunion at the Worthersee. This year, a team of 13 Volkswagen apprentices will present a new concept, designed inside the house, with the help of experienced designers. The young people from Wolfsburg will be presenting their own very special Golf GTI for the first time to a young audience.
The “Wörthersee GTI 2015” team consists of apprentices in five training vocations: four vehicle interior fitters from Volkswagen and Group company Sitech Sitztechnik, two vehicle paint technicians, four automotive mechatronics technicians, one media designer and two budding process technicians specialising in plastics and rubber engineering.
GTI Concept Progress
The work of the four women and nine men started last autumn when they collected a body-in-white from the Golf bodyshell production unit. The 17 to 25-year-olds had already exchanged their own personal ideas about the GTI and together developed an idea of how their dream GTI should look, sound and feel.
Work on the Wörthersee GTI has made considerable progress. Some steps such as the production of attachments or the manual painting of the vehicle are being completed by the apprentices themselves.