Ready, set, GO! Claim your ticket to the #GTI8OnTour!

VW South Africa GTI8ontour

Ready, set, GO! Claim your ticket to the #GTI8OnTour!

Download the #GTI8OnTour app for iOS and Android to claim your
ticket to live launch events this October.
Cape Town

Ready, set, GO! Claim your ticket to the #GTI8OnTour!

Game your way to a free ticket to new Golf 8 GTI launch in October

Only 3 letters are synonymous with performance, edge, competitiveness and bragging rights: GTI.

No matter where in South Africa you come from – the Golf GTI claims cult status as the ultimate compact sports car. 

This October, when Volkswagen South Africa introduces the newest and most connected Golf GTI yet, the eighth generation of the iconic car, it’s bringing it to the fans. 

Tickets are limited! Play your way in: Race to secure your seat in the Golf 8 GTI: Download the free game app now



Volkswagen is introducing the Golf 8 GTI to South Africa by touring it across the country, hosting underground car meets in parking lots in Cape Town (Saturday, 2 October), Durban (Saturday, 9 October) and Johannesburg (Saturday, 16 October).

The live launch events will include a gymkhana experience with VW Advanced Driving instructors and a Goodyear GTI 100m Speed Dash Look. There'll also be DJs, street crews, vehicle displays, a VIP area and more. 

To claim a limited ticket to the high-paced, adrenaline-filled #GTI8OnTour launch event in your city, you must play your way in

Tickets are limited! Play your way in: Race to secure your seat in the Golf 8 GTI: Download the free game app now



Question is can Cape Town GTI fans outrace fans in Joburg and Durban? Fastest first! The race is on, and each week, the most competitive GTI fans stand to win spot prizes like VIP ticket upgrades and GTI merch. Just keep playing to clock your fastest time.

Tickets are limited! Play your way in: Race to secure your seat in the Golf 8 GTI: Download the free game app now




How do I get a ticket to the launch event? 

  • To gain entry into the launch events, you will need to play in a virtual competition to win a ticket to a unique experience of the new Golf 8 GTI. 

  • Players can download the #GTI8OnTour app (free) from the App Store or on Google Play

  • Register to play and speed down the virtual streets and clock in your best time on the national leaderboard from other best times in Durban and Johannesburg (There is no limit to how often you can race). 

  • You can play as many times as you want if you want to improve your ranking and stand a chance to win weekly spot prizes. However, only one event ticket will be allocated to one person, regardless of the number of times you play.

  • If you want to bring a plus one at the launch event, get them to take part and play the game in the same time slot as you.

What will I experience at the launch event?

  • Here is your chance to take the driver’s seat in a Golf 8 GTI and test it out in the Goodyear 100m Speed Dash on a lap with a Volkswagen Advanced Driving Instructor 

  • You will also find a gymkhana experience and be part of a customised car meet that includes local car clubs, merch and food stalls and live DJs.

What do I need to attend the #GTI8OnTour launch event?

  • You need to make sure you have downloaded and played the game, added your name and score to the leaderboard, chosen your time slot (for the city you’re attending the event in). Download the free game app now.

  • You will receive an email from Quicket with your ticket, which you’ll need to bring to the event. Make sure you either have a printed out copy or one on your smartphone to be scanned on arrival.

  • You need a valid driver’s licence to take part in the Goodyear 100m speed dash.

What happens when I arrive at the #GTI8OnTour launch event?

  • On arrival, please follow the signage towards the registration area.

  • Here, your ticket will be scanned and you will be given a wristband allocated to your time slot.

  • There will be short Covid-19 screenings and sanitations before entry. Thereafter, you’ll need to complete an indemnity form and provide a valid driver’s licence to participate in the Goodyear 100m speed dash.

What are the Covid-19 protocols at the launch event?

  • The #GTI8OnTour is Covid-19 compliant, so the event is separated into one hour time slots. 

  • Face masks must be worn at all times and guests will need to do a Covid-19 screening before entering. 

  • There will also be sanitisation stations located around the venue. 

Can I win a prize?

  • Definitely! There are spot prizes for top players every week such as VIP ticket upgrades and Golf 8 GTI merchandise.

Don’t have your ticket yet?

  • Make sure that you have completed at least one lap on the GTI8OnTour mobile game app to appear on the leaderboard. You will then be able to choose your preferred time slot and your ticket will be emailed to you via Quicket. (Don’t forget to also check your email and junk folder.)

  • If you still don’t have your ticket, please email for assistance.

  • Please note that ticket changes are not guaranteed. If you would like to change your time slot or cancel your ticket, please email

Any other information I need to know about the launch event?

  • There will be limited food and non-alcoholic drinks on sale.

  • You are not allowed to bring in any food or drinks and no weapons.

  • There will be toilets and other essential facilities available.

  • No pass-outs will be allowed.

How can I share my #GTI8OnTour launch experience?

  • You can share your exhilarating experience by sharing your pictures, videos, reels or TikToks on social platforms and tag #GTI8OnTour and @volksvagensouthafrica. 


Tickets are limited! Play your way in: Race to secure your seat in the Golf 8 GTI: Download the free game app now



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Tickets are limited! race to secure your seat in the Golf 8 GTI.
Download the free game app now (Apple and Android).


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