Hot hatch enthusiasts in the US are quite familiar with the Volkswagen
Golf GTI and its 2.0-liter turbo four-pot gasoline engine. But in Europe buyers also have the option of having the Golf GTD, a diesel-powered version of the same car. But the question is whether potential US buyers would be willing to sacrifice some horsepower for improved fuel economy and more torque? The GTD is powered by a 2.0-liter turbo oil burner and it's been a solid success overseas so far.