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VW Golf Mk4 1998-2004

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VW Golf GTI Mk4 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk4
VW Mk4 Golf GTI VW Golf GTI Mk4
VW Golf GTI Mk4 Mk4 Golf GTI
VW Golf GTI Mk4 1998-2004 VW Golf GTI Mk4
VW Golf GTI Mk4

VW Golf Mk4 1.8T GTi (2002-2004)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
138
0-60 mph
7.7
1/4 mile
16
0-1 km
28.9
BHP
180 @5500rpm
Torque lbft
173 @1950rpm
BHP per ton
140
MPG UK/US
33/28
Engine capacity CC/CU
1781/109
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 20
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
163.3
Width (in)
68.3
Height (in)
56.3
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2836

Additional Info: Non Turbo GTi version has 125bhp, 0-60 9.6 secs. 150bhp Turbo version has a 0-60 time of 8.2 secs. There’s also a 2.0 GTi with 115bhp and 0-60 in 9. A 25th Anniversary Edition built in 2002 with 18″ BBS alloys, a body kit, red and black leather, upgraded brakes and suspension. Also to note were the TDI GTi’s with power from 100-150bhp (0-60 in 8.3 for the 150bhp TDI GTi).

 

VW Golf Mk4 2.3 V5 (2000-2004)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
139
0-60 mph
8.4
BHP
170 @6200rpm
Torque lbft
164 @3200rpm
BHP per ton
135
MPG UK/US
32/27
Engine capacity CC/CU
2324/142
Engine type
V5 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.8:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 20
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
5
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
163.3
Width (in)
68.3
Height (in)
56.3
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2780

Additional Info: A 150bhp version is also available.

 

 
VW Golf 4motion VW 4motion Mk4
VW 4motion VW Mk4 Golf 4motion
Golf 4motion

VW Golf Mk4 2.8 4MOTION (2000-2004)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
146
0-60 mph
6.9
BHP
204 @6000rpm
Torque lbft
199 @3200rpm
BHP per ton
146
MPG UK/US
25/21
Engine capacity CC/CU
2792/170
Engine type
V6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
4WD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
163.3
Width (in)
68.3
Height (in)
56.6
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3082

Additional Info: Essentially this was the replacement for the Mk3 VR6, however they also built the R32 (see below).

 

VW Golf R32 Mk4 Racing VW Golf R32 Mk4
VW Golf Mk4 R32 VW Golf R32
VW Golf R32 Mk4 Golf R32
VW R32 Mk4 VW R32 Mk4

VW Golf Mk4 R32 (2000-2004)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
153
0-50 mph
4.6
0-60 mph
6.4
0-100 mph
15.6
1/4 mile
14.7
0-1 km
27.4
BHP
238 @6250rpm
Torque lbft
236 @2800rpm
BHP per ton
157
MPG UK/US
24/20
Engine capacity CC/CU
3189/195
Engine type
V6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
11.3:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
4WD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
4/5
Length (in)
163.3
Width (in)
68.3
Height (in)
56.6
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3326

Additional Info: The R32 was fitted out with almost all the safety and luxury equipment VW had at the time. It also sported 18″ Oz alloys, a bodykit and upgraded brakes.