VW Golf Mk II GTi 16V group A (1986)
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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 A/7 Homologation number: A 5295
Years active 1986 - 1989 Homologation start: 1/3/1986
Engine
Type VW EA827/EA113 R4 16V, code KR, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front transverse
Capacity 1781 cc WRC: 1781 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 81.0 x 86.4
Compression ratio 11.0:1
Output power - torgue 195 HP / 7200 rpm 20.4 kgm (200 Nm) / 4800 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, 159.3mm height
Cams/valves dual overhead camshafts (DOHC), belt driven 4 valves/cyl. - 16 valves total, 32mm inlet valves diameter and 28mm exhaust valves diameter. 2 springs per inlet and exhaust valve
Aspiration natural, Bosch K-jetronic mechanical multipoint fuel injection. 7/1987+: Bosch KE-jetronic electronic multipoint fuel injection
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system watercooled 6.3 lt
Lubrication system wet sump 4 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: 0.912/1 (31/34)
R: 3.167/1 (38/12)
synchro, 1st: 2.727/1 (30/11)
2nd: 2.063/1 (33/16)
3rd: 1.684/1 (32/19)
4th: 1.429/1 (30/21)
5th: 1.261/1 (29/23)
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)
1990+: dog, 1st: 3.182/1 (35/11)
2nd: 2.286/1 (32/14)
3rd: 1.786/1 (30/17)
4th: 1.474/1 (28/19)
5th: 1.238/1 (26/21)
6th: 1.043/1 (24/23)
R: 3.109/1 (19/11 x 36/20)
Diffrential ratio 3.667/1 (66/18), 4.200/1 (63/15), 4.643/1 (65/14), 5.077/1 (66/13), 3.938/1 (63/16), 3.389/1 (61/18), 1988+: 3.272/1 (72/22) 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. 3 door hatchback steel bodyshell with steel supported PVC bumbers
Front suspension mac pherson strut with lower L wishbone, coil springs, gas shock absorbers and anti roll bar of 15 to 30mm diameter
Rear suspension torsion beam axle with trailing arm, coil springs, 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 or (1991+:) 320/332mm 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: 1.430 m (56.3") rear track: 1.422 m (56.0")
Rims - tires 5.5" x 13", 6" x 14" - 15", 6.5" x 15" Pirelli SG90, gravel: 155/90/15, tarmac: 210/595/15
Weight 950 kg 62-38% front/rear distribution
Weight/power 4.9 kg/HP
Fuel tank 55 lt made of PVC or 100 lt made of aluminium

Results in WRC

Statistics

1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 Total
Works
Races /wins (gr A, A/7, F2) 3/(1) 10/1(+5) 1/(1) 1/(1) 15/1(+8)
Entries/finishes 3/3 16/12 1/1 2/2 22/18 (75%)
Others
Races/wins (gr A, A/7, F2) +1 +6/(1) +7/(1) 5/(2) 8 4 5/(1) 4/(1) 4 1/(1) 45/(7)
Entries/finishes 6/2 13/4 14/4 14/8 16/10 7/0 10/4 11/4 5/1 1/1 97/38 (39.2%)
Total WRC results
Races/wins (gr A, A/7, F2) 3/(1) 11/1(+5) 7/(2) 8/(2) 5/(2) 8 4 5/(1) 4/(1) 4 1/(1) 60/1(+15)
Entries/finishes 3/3 22/14 14/5 15/5 14/8 16/10 7/0 10/4 11/4 5/1 1/1 119/56 (47.1%)

Races

Works team: Volkswagen Motorsport

Season

Group A classification is noted in brackets
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE
Entry list
POR KEN TdC GRE NZ ARG FIN (CdI) SR RAC (Oly)
Kenneth Eriksson
Peter Diekmann
works 12th (2nd) 5th (1st) 11th (2nd)
Total points
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6 6
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 3/3 1/1 1/1 1/1

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Kenneth Eriksson's car in 1986 season (VW museum)
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Kenneth Eriksson in Sweden rally '86
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Kenneth Eriksson in 1987 season

Article from 4T 222, 3/1989

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Drawings

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