VW Golf Mk II Rallye G60 group A (1990)
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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/8 Homologation number: A5398
Years active 1990 Homologation start: 1/12/1989
Homologation end: 31/12/1995
Engine
Type VW EA111 R4 G60, code 1H, straight 4cyl, 4 stroke located front transverse with 15o rear inclination
Capacity 1763 cc WRC: x 1.7 = 2997 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 80.6 x 86.4
Compression ratio 8.2:1, 9.0:1
Output power - torgue 250 - 280 HP / 6800 rpm 32.6 kgm (320 Nm) / 5000 rpm
Main bearings die-forged steel crankshaft with 5 main bearings 54mm diameter, big end journal diameter 47.8mm connecting rod length between centers 136mm, big end bearing internal diameter 50.6mm, aluminium alloy piston with 41.45mm compression height, 1.5/1.75/3mm piston rings, 20mm pin diameter
Materials block: PG grey cast iron, 220mm deck height, 277.8mm height, 88mm bore spacing cylinderhead: reverse flow aluminium alloy hemispherical combustion chambers with vertical valves, 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/exhaust valve axis and vertical. 2 coil springs per valve
Aspiration G60 supercharger belt driven with air/air intercooler, Bosch/VW digifant, electronic multipoint fuel injection pressure:
Ignition electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system jacketed watercooled with pump, radiator, 300mm diameter-10 blades fan and thermostat 5.8 lt
Lubrication system wet sump with 1 oil cooler 4 lt
Transmission
Type four wheel drive 5 or 6 speed manual gearbox
Gearbox ratios 1st: 3.778/1 (34/9)
2nd: 2.105/1 (40/19)
3rd: 1.345/1 (39/29)
4th: 0.971/1 (34/35)
5th: 0.795/1 (35/44)
R: 3.800/1 (19/9 x 36/20)
1st: 2.900/1 (29/10)
2nd: 2.267/1 (34/15)
3rd: 1.800/1 (36/20)
4th: 1.458/1 (35/24)
5th: 1.214/1 (34/28)
6th: 1.036/1 (29/28)
R: 2.880/1 (16/10 x 36/20)
1990: 1st: 3.182/1 (35/11)
2nd: 2.286/1 (32/14)
3rd: 1.765/1 (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)
1991: 1st: 2.929/1 (41/14)
2nd: 2.235/1 (38/17)
3rd: 1.750/1 (35/20)
4th: 1.500/1 (33/22)
5th: 1.200/1 (30/25)
6th: 1.037/1 (28/27)
R: 3.175/1 (20/14 x 40/18)
Diffrential ratio Front differential: 3.684/1 (70/19), 4.615/1 (60/13), 4.462/1 (58/13), 4.214/1 (59/14), 4.071/1 (57/14), 3.867/1 (58/15), 3.733/1 (56/15), 3.563/1 (57/16), 3.438/1 (55/16), 3.294/1 (56/17), 3.176/1 (54/17), 3.056/1 (55/18). 1991+: 4.600/1 (69/15), 4.438/1 (71/16), 4.250/0 (68/16), 3.941/1 (67/17), 3.660/1 (66/18), 3.420/1 (65/19).
Front transfer box X rear transfer box: 1.000/1: 20/21 x 21/20, 14/21 x 21/14, 16/21 x 21/16, 13/19 x 19/13, 14/19 x 19/14. 1990: 16/16 x 16/16, 17/23 x 23/17
Output from gearbox to front differential casing permanently connected to front transfer box with hollow shaft. Inside hollow shaft, 1st output to front half-shafts from limited slip front differential. Spiral bevel gears front transfer box sends torque to viscous coupling clutch located in front of the rear axle. Spiral bevel gears rear transfer box to free wheel (haldex clutch) rear differential. 1991: optional rear transfer box without viscous coupling
Clutch dry single disk, 228mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque Typ 19E chassis of VW A2 platform with 28kg 25CrMb4 (tubes D40x1 and D40x1.5) roll-cage and front cross member subframe for suspension. 3 door hatchback steel bodyshell with steel doors/bonnets and polyester-thermoplastic front/rear bumpers
Front suspension mac pherson strut with lower 'L' wishbone, coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and anti roll bar
Rear suspension trailing arm with coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and adjustabe anti roll bar of 15 to 30mm diameter
Steering system power assisted rack and pinion 17.5/1 ratio
Brakes Front ventilated discs 280mm diameter with 1 cast iron piston caliper 54mm diameter, rear solid discs 239mm diameter with 1 cast iron piston caliper 38mm diameter. Front ventilated disks 280/290/295/304/313/325mm diameter with 4 aluminium piston calipers 36 to 45mm diameter. Rear ventilated discs 280/290/295/304/313/325mm diameter with 4 aluminium piston calipers 30 to 42mm diameter.
1990: protection plates for rear discs and calipers, front air duct for brake cooling
dual circuit with ABS (anti-lock Braking System) and Teves II vacuum servo. Servo cancelled
Dimensions
length: 4.060 m (159.8") width: 1.717 m (67.6") height: 1.410 m (55.5")
wheelbase: 2.485 m (97.8") front track: 1.435 m (56.5") rear track: 1.437 m (56.6")
Rims - tires aluminium 6 x 15", gravel: 6" - 7" x 15", tarmac: 7.5" x 17" Pirelli, gravel: P Zero Corsa, 205/50-15",
tarmac: 205/50 ZR 17, RS5 225/625-17
Weight 1075-1130 kg
Fuel tank 55 lt

Results in WRC

Statistics

1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 Total
Works
Races 3 3
Entries/finishes 3/1 3/1 (33.3%)
Others
Races +2 2 3 3 4 2 16
Entries/finishes 3/1 2/0 4/1 4/0 4/0 2/2 19/4 (21.1%)
Total WRC results
Races 5 2 3 3 4 2 19
Entries/finishes 6/2 2/0 4/1 4/0 4/0 2/2 22/5 (22.7%)
Total points 8 8
(0.421 per race)
(0.364 per entry)

Races

Works team: Volkswagen Motorsport

Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team M.C
Entry list
POR KEN TdC GRE (N.Z) ARG FIN AUS S.R (CdI) RAC
Erwin Weber
Matthias Feltz
works water pump 3rd excluded
D Greilsamer
Marc Archer
48th*
Ercan Kazaz
Cem Bakançocukları
Drive Tec International LTD dnf*
Teemu Tahko
Jarmo Vehkakosti
VV-Auto Oy gear box
Saku Vierimaa
Carl-Johan Wolff
mecha nical*
Tim O'Neil
Jakke Honkanen
acci dent*
Charlie Payne
Hugh Edwards
47th
Vince Wetton
Chris Allen
cam belt
Total points 8 8
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 3/1 1/0 1/1 1/0
Others starts/finishes 7/2 1/1 1/0 3/0 2/1

*Group N entries


Article from 4T 214, 7/1988

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