The TCR is available in three and five-door models, and produces a combined consumption of 42.2 mpg from its four cylinder 16-valve engine, while producing CO2 levels of 153g/km.
A £2,000 option is also available on the TCR, comprising of 19-inch Reifnitz alloy wheels, lowered suspension fitted with Dynamic Chassis Control and the top speed restriction increased from 155 mph to 164 mph.
A Pure Grey paint colour is available for the first time in any Volkswagen GTI, which can be complemented by exclusive optional honeycomb decals on the side of the car, and an optional black roof.
Prices start at £34,315 for the GTI TCR three-door DSG model. The five-door DSG is priced at £34,790.