VW Golf Mk2 1984-1992


July 5, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 31, 2015
VW Golf Mk2 GTi 1800 (1986)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
129
0-50 mph
5.9
0-60 mph
7.7
1/4 mile
16.4
0-1 km
29.8
BHP
139 @6100rpm
Torque lbft
124 @4600rpm
BHP per ton
138
MKG UK/US
25/21
Engine capacity CC/CU
1781/109
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
157
Width (in)
66
Height (in)
56
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2222
Additional Info: Replaces the 122bhp 8v 1781cc GTi. Slightly slower 127bhp engine also available. The Mk2 Golf grew in both size and weight and gained the “big bumpers” in 1990.

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VW Golf Rallye / G60 (1989)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
132
0-50 mph
5
0-60 mph
7.4
BHP
160 @5600rpm
Torque lbft
166 @4000rpm
BHP per ton
133
Engine capacity CC/CU
1763/108
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Supercharged
Compression Ratio
8.0:1
Valve Type/No
SOHC 8
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
4WD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
158
Width (in)
66.3
Height (in)
55.5
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2650
Additional Info: The Rallye had a wide arch bodykit. There was also a non-Rallye FWD 160bhp Golf G60 0-60 in 7.1 secs (see pic). There’s also a limited run of 71 “Golf Limited” cars with all options, including a 210bhp G60 supercharged 16v engine, 4WD and many other upgrades (0-60 in around 7 secs).

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