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Apr

Volkswagen Golf: 20 years of the G60

volkswagen5He completed 20 years Volkswagen Golf G60, sports version of the time for the compact and Wolfsburg with supercharger G. The second generation Golf was already available in sporty GTI , moved from the 1.8 16V 136 bhp engine. Instead, the Golf Rallye debuted in 1989 featuring the same engine in the Corrado G60, or the 1.8 supercharged 160 hp and 225 Nm of torque, which then came in ‘90 under the hood of the Golf G60.

The car was front wheel drive as the Golf GTI and reached the 216 km / h top speed, while the cue was covered 0-100 in 8.3 seconds. The Golf Rallye G60 had the best performance: in fact, the maximum speed was higher than 7 km / h. In this, also contributed to the mass of the car, estimated at 1,080 kg for the 3-door variant and 1105 kg for the 5-door version. In addition, Volkswagen Golf G60 was equipped with catalytic converter and ABS.

The 3-door version was also published in Special Edition version, recognizable by specific BBS alloy wheels and characterized by low suspension and disc brakes oversized. Volkswagen Golf G60 has left the scene in 1991, simultaneously launching the third generation. In addition to the Volkswagen Golf and Corrado, the supercharger was also installed on the version of the G60 Passat B3 G40 and Release Polo S.

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