The 2012 VW Jetta GLI partners with Fender. The gods of rock smile.

Driving the all-new performance inspired 2012 VW Jetta GLI is definitely an experience, and the Fender audio system provides the soundtrack. It's no small honor that Fender, arguably the most iconic name in audio, partnered exclusively with Volkswagen to make sure the new line up of VWs sound as good as they drive. The GLI already prowls the streets with a rock star attitude. With its aggressive stance, 2.0-liter, 200hp turbocharged engine, interior sticking, honeycomb grill and flashy red caliper breaks the GLI is photogenic and it knows it. And with the addition of the Fender Premium Audio System the final piece of the puzzle is in place. This nine-speaker system is specifically designed to capture the raw emotion of a live performance, making it a "face-melting" audio experience. And according to Brian Tedeschi, Fender's Business Affairs manager, that's a technical term. We had Danielle Gumro catch-up and rock-out (literally) at the Chicago Auto Show with the big brains at Fender to hear the inspiration and science behind the gut-busting sound. This state-of the-art sound system was the product of over three years of research and development to bring unmatched audio clarity at high and low volume to your driving experience. In laymen's terms this means a lot of really smart people spent a really long time making sure that this audio system is going to be better, louder and generally more "face-melting" than anything you've heard before.

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2012 VW Jetta GLI Reveal
HERNDON, Va., February 8, 2010 — Volkswagen of America, Inc. today announced the debut of the new 2012 Jetta GLI, which combines the comfort and sophistication of a Jetta with aggressive performance and handling in a sporty yet sleek package. The all-new Jetta GLI is the most differentiated Jetta GLI model ever made by Volkswagen. With a rich heritage that dates back to 1984, the new Jetta GLI is sure to appeal to both automotive enthusiasts and everyday drivers alike. For more information on the 2012 Jetta GLI, visit the Jetta Blog: http://blogs.vw.com/jetta/category/2012-jetta-gli/





Reactions to the all-new 2012 VW Jetta GLI
Last Thursday, Volkswagen invited fans from VWVortex and Facebook to the Chicago Auto Show Press Days for a prior-to-the-public, sneak peak of the new 2012 VW Jetta GLI. Finally there is empirical proof that moms/teachers/bosses who tell you to stop spending so much time with social media are just dead wrong. These bloggers, car freaks, and super-fans stepped out from behind the computer screen and in front of the camera. And here, in their own words (with a little encouragement from Danielle Gumro) is what they had to say about the 2012 Jetta GLI, its 2.0-liter turbocharged engine, red brake calipers and rockin' Fender Premium Sound System.





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The Force: Volkswagen Commercial
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