The masters of the highway in the 1980s: the VW Golf GTI G60

The masters of the highway in the 1980s: the VW Golf GTI G60

Compressor named G-Lader gave 160 hp in 1990. the 8-valve 4-cylinder engine - with the start of the VW Golf GTI 2. The power could be of use to it, as the normal GTI with only 107 hp. and with 129 hp. GTI 16V...

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... have long since lost their status of startling citizens. They just lack enough power compared to stronger competitors. Now weighing 1100 kg...

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... front-wheel drive GTI receives the required power reserves. And they are still impressive: the 1.8-liter unit feels as if it's under 2.5 hp.

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Here the key to success is called maximum torque. While the GTI 16V (129 hp) has 2000 rpm with 140 newton meters, the newton meters are 190. Among the compact compact models, the GTI G60 offers unprecedented confidence.

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Under the hood is pretty tight. To the left of the picture: the G-Lader compressor.

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The model does not feel too sporty because it reacts slightly to the accelerator pedal, although the maximum speed is 216 km / h.

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Otherwise, this super-GTI shows us that the second generation of Golf is a very successful car - adapted to everyday life...

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... spacious, viewable and compact with very good dynamic features.

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The G60 has a slightly more rigid suspension setting than its GTI compatriots, although it does not ride firmly. And thanks to the precise servo management...

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... the model is a constant source of driving pleasure. Or we could say that the GTI G60 is the sport car of reason.

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Wider fenders and 15-inch wheels - these are the outer features of the G60. Today we are aware that Golf 2 is among the successful generations of the...

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... this applies especially to specimens of the final production period (1983-1992). Among them is the GTI G60, introduced in 1990. It is solid, sleek and stylish.