VW Golf Mk I GTi group 2 (1976)
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1976: VW Golf Mk I GTi
1983: VW Golf Mk I GTi 1.8
1984: VW Golf Mk II GTi
1986: VW Golf Mk II GTi 16V
1990: VW Golf Mk II Rallye G60
1993: VW Golf Mk III GTi 16V

Specifications

Group/Class 2 Homologation number: 5731 and A 5172
Years active 1976 - 1982 Homologation start: 1/11/1976
Engine
Type VW EA827 R4, code GE, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front transverse with 15o rear inclination
Capacity 1588 cc WRC: 1588 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 79.5 x 80.0
Compression ratio 11.0:1
Output power - torgue 165 HP / 7200 rpm 18.3 kgm (180 Nm) / 6000 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 54mm diameter connecting rod length between centers 144mm, big end bearing diameter 49mm
Materials block: grey cast iron, 277.6mm height, 88mm bore spacing cylinderhead: aluminium alloy, 131mm height
Cams/valves single overhead camshaft (SOHC), belt driven 2 valves/cyl. - 8 valves total. 38mm inlet valve diameter, 31mm exhaust valve diameter. 2 coil springs per valve and 0o angle between inlet and exhaust valves axis and vertical
Aspiration natural, Bosch K-jetronic mechanical multipoint fuel injection
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled 6.5 lt
Lubrication system wet sump, 1979+: dry sump 3.5 lt
Transmission
Type front wheel drive VW 020, 4 or 5 speed gearbox
Gearbox ratios synchro, 1st: 3.455/1 (38/11)
2nd: 1.944/1 (35/18)
3rd: 1.286/1 (36/28)
4th: 0.969/1 (31/32)
R: 3.167/1 (38/12)
1st: 2.769/1 (36/13)
2nd: 1.944/1 (35/18)
3rd: 1.461/1 (38/26)
4th: 1.207/1 (35/29)
R: 3.167/1 (38/12)
1/1979+: 1st: 2.500/1 (35/14)
2nd: 1.650/1 (33/20)
3rd: 1.172/1 (34/29)
4th: 0.939/1 (31/33)
R: 3.167/1 (38/12)
10/1979+: 1st: 3.455/1 (38/11)
2nd: 2.118/1 (36/17)
3rd: 1.444/1 (39/27)
4th: 1.129/1 (35/31)
5th: 0.918/1 (31/34)
R: 3.167/1 (38/12)
1/1980+: 1st: 2.500/1 (35/14)
2nd: 1.789/1 (34/19)
3rd: 1.423/1 (37/26)
4th: 1.172/1 (34/29)
5th: 1.031/1 (33/32)
R: 3.167/1 (38/12)
Diffrential ratio 3.700/1 (74/20), and from 3.000/1 (69/23) to 4.529/1 (77/17) helical gears limited slip front differential
Clutch dry single disk, 210mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque Type 17EG1 (1976, 4 speed gearbox) and 17EG2 (1979, 5 speed gearbox) chassis of VW A1 platform with aluminium roll-cage. 3 door hatchback steel bodyshell with steel front and rear bumbers. 1979+:PVC with steel supports front and rear bumbers
Front suspension mac pherson strut with lower wishbone, coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and anti roll bar
Rear suspension trailing arm with torsion beam axle, coil spring, telescopic gas shock absorbers and adjustable anti roll bar
Steering system rack and pinion 3.25 turns lock to lock
Brakes ventilated front disks of 256/240/260/266/280mm diameter with 4 piston calipers, rear drums of 180 or 200mm diameter, or ventilated rear disks of 226/240/260/266/280mm diameter with 2 piston calipers dual circuit with VW servo and adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 3.710 m (146.1") width: 1.630 m (64.2") height: 1.390 m (54.7")
wheelbase: 2.400 m (94.5") front track: 1.405 m (55.3") rear track: 1.372 m (54.0")
Rims - tires 4.5" - 5" - 5.5" x 13" 175/70HR13
Weight 865 kg
Weight/power 5.2 kg/HP
Fuel tank 42 lt

Results in WRC

Races

Works team: Volkswagen Motorsport

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE
Entry list
POR KEN S.P GRE FIN CAN S.R TdC RAC
Michel Ollier
Jean Duby
43rd
Giubar
V. Morelli
65th
Bondrille
Scarbonchi
23rd
Godart
Breton
dnf
Braida
Laford
dnf
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 5/3 2/2 3/1

Drawings

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