VW Golf Mk II GTi group A (1984)
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img-1274742108.jpg Source Development chain
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
Development level
Group A
Group N
Production

Specifications

Group/Class A/7 Homologation number: A 5212
Years active 1984 - 1985 Homologation start: 1/4/1984
Engine
Type VW EA827/EA113 R4, code DZ, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front transverse with 15o rear inclination
Capacity 1781 cc WRC: 1781 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 81.0 x 86.4
Compression ratio 11.0:1
Output power - torgue 170 HP / 7000 rpm 20.4 kgm (200 Nm) / 6250 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 54mm diameter connecting rod length between centers 144mm, big end bearing internal diameter 50.6mm
Materials block: grey cast iron, 277.8mm height, 88mm bore spacing cylinderhead: aluminium alloy, 132.9mm height
Cams/valves single overhead camshaft (SOHC), belt driven 2 valves/cyl. - 8 valves total. 40.1mm inlet valve diameter, 33.3mm exhaust valve diameter. 0o angle between inlet valve and vertical, 0o angle between exhaust valve and vertical. 2 coil springs per valve
Aspiration natural, Bosch K-jetronic mechanical multipoint fuel injection. 1988+: Bosch/VW Digifant, electronic multipoint fuel injection
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled 6.5 lt
Lubrication system wet sump 3.5 lt
Transmission
Type front wheel drive VW 5 speed gearbox. 1988+: 6 speed gearbox
Gearbox ratios synchro, 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: 0.897/1 (42/47)
R: 3.167/1 (38/12)
dog, 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)
1988+: dog, 1st: 2.909/1 (32/11)
2nd: 2.277/1 (41/18)
3rd: 1.809/1 (38/21)
4th: 1.480/1 (37/25)
5th: 1.240/1 (31/25)
6th: 1.071/1 (30/28)
R: 3.167/1 (38/12)
Diffrential ratio 3.667/1 (66/18), 4.200/1 (63/15), 4.640/1 (65/14), 1985+: 5.077/1 (66/13), 3.938/1 (63/16) helical gears limited slip front differential
Clutch dry single disk, 210mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque Typ 19E chassis of VW A2 platform with roll-cage and front subframe for front suspension. 3 door hatchback steel bodyshell with steel and PVC front and rear bumbers
Front suspension mac pherson strut with lower L wishbone, coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and anti roll bar
Rear suspension torsion beam axle with trailing arm, coil spring, telescopic gas shock absorbers and adjustable anti roll bar
Steering system power assisted rack and pinion 3.25 turns lock to lock
Brakes ventilated front disks of 256/240/260/266/280/304mm diameter with 4 piston calipers, solid or ventilated rear disks of 226/240/260/266/280mm diameter with 2 or 4 piston calipers dual circuit with VW servo and adjustable ration split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 3.987 m (157.0") width: 1.680 m (66.1") height: 1.405 m (55.3")
wheelbase: 2.475 m (97.4") front track: 1.429 m (56.3") rear track: 1.422 m (56.0")
Rims - tires steel or aluminium 5.5" x 13", 6" x 14" - 15"
Weight 880 - 900 kg 62-38% front/rear distribution
Weight/power 5.2 kg/HP
Fuel tank 55 lt made of PVC, or 100 lt made of aluminium

Results in WRC

Statistics

1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 Total
Works
Races /(gr A wins) 5/(2) 8/(2) 1/0 14/(4)
Entries/finishes 10/4 14/10 2/0 26/14 (53.8%)
Others
Races/(gr A wins - A/7 wins) 3/(1) +3 +3 6 +7/(2) 5 3 4/(1) 3 2 38/(4)
Entries/finishes 3/1 13/9 23/6 23/7 14/6 12/2 4/0 4/3 4/2 2/1 102/37 (36.3%)
Total WRC results
Races/gr A wins (A/7 wins) 3/(1) 8/(2) 11/(2) 6 8/(2) 5 3 4/(1) 3 2 53/(8)
Entries/finishes 3/1 23/13 37/16 23/7 16/6 12/2 4/0 4/3 4/2 2/1 128/51 (39.8%)

Races

Works team: Volkswagen Motorsport

Season

Group A classification is noted in brackets
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team M.C (SVE)
Entry list
POR KEN TdC GRE N.Z ARG FIN S.R (CdI) RAC
Kalle Grundel
Peter Diekmann
works acci dent 6th (1st) acci dent
Guy Chasseuil
Bernadette Chasseuil
dnf
Laurent Poggi
Jean-François Peretti
dnf
Total points
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5 5
Statistics
Others starts/finishes 5/1 2/0 1/0 1/1 1/0

Drawings

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