VW Golf Mk1 1974-1984


July 5, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 31, 2015
VW Golf Mk1 1600 GTi (1977)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
113
0-50 mph
6.9
0-60 mph
9
1/4 mile
17
0-1 km
32
BHP
110 @6100rpm
Torque lbft
101 @5000rpm
BHP per ton
131
MKG UK/US
27/23
Engine capacity CC/CU
1588/97
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
Valve Type/No
SOHC 8
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
4
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
146.5
Width (in)
63.5
Height (in)
55.5
Kerb Weight (lbs)
1845
Additional Info: The Mk1 Golf GTi is considered by many as the original hot hatch, the one to be compared to. It offered great handling and pace for it’s type of car and could even out gun a number of purpose built sports cars at the time. The Mk1 Golf was built from 1974, with the GTi version following in late 1976.

 

Golf Mk1 1800 GTi (1982)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
116
0-50 mph
5.6
0-60 mph
8.3
1/4 mile
16.3
0-1 km
30.2
BHP
112 @5800rpm
Torque lbft
109 @3500rpm
BHP per ton
128
MKG UK/US
28/24
Engine capacity CC/CU
1781/109
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.5:1
Valve Type/No
SOHC 8
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Drum
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
152
Width (in)
63.5
Height (in)
55.5
Kerb Weight (lbs)
1920

 

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