specs on original VW GTi??

Discussion in 'European Cars' started by f11111, Dec 15, 2004.

  1. id like some more info on the original VW GTi, particularly the weight and performance stats. i did manage to find this info on the engine...

    was this car pretty quick for its day? i see it has no power, but im sure it didnt weigh anything...(maybe 1500 lbs???)

    83-84 GLi/GTi/Scirocco,CIS
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  2. Quarter Mile: 16 s @ 88 mph->
    0-60: 8 s
    Est. Horsepower: 98
    Weight: 1780 lbs

    okay, i found this...can anyone verify that?

    and did it have any competition?
  3. A good set of specs would be of help to me too, I'm looking into using one as a project base.
  4. weight 1780 ?? KG ???
    I'm pretty sure it is close to 1000kg <A BORDER="0" HREF="http://www.supercars.net/emoticons.html"><IMG BORDER="0" SRC="http://speed.supercars.net/pitlane/emoticons/wink.gif"></A>
  5. #5 Monkey, Dec 15, 2004
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  6. i read it was the 1st fwd car to break 0-30 in under 3 seconds.

    also what do you mean it has no horsepower? anything above 80 is more than enough.
  7. it is an amazing car for it's time. i want to trade my audi for that or an mk2.
  8. The weight isn't around 750?
  9. The link I posted has all that info.
  10. is there a rabbit gti too as well as the golf gti?

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