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Volkswagen Golf G60 Limited

(1989 model)

Brief specs of 1989 Volkswagen Golf G60 Limited

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 154.4 kW / 207.1 hp / 207.1 hp @ 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm, 252.0 N·m / 185.9 lb·ft / 185.9 lb·ft @ 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 227 km/h / 141 mph / 141 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1989
ModelGolf G60 LimitedIssued until
SerieGolf 2Number made
Model familyGolf Mark 2Body construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4020 mm / 158.3 in / 158.3 inTotal (curb) weight1275 kg / 2811 lb / 2811 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1400 mm / 55.1 in / 55.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2480 mm / 97.6 in / 97.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1435 mm / 56.5 in / 56.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1437 mm / 56.6 in / 56.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.62  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.34Frontal area (A)1.96 m2 / 21.1 sq ft / 21.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.67 m2 / 7.2 sq ft / 7.2 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.6 kW / 22.2 hp / 22.2 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
FuelStroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyEngine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity445.25 cm3/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio8.8 : 1
SumpMax. output power154.4 kW / 207.1 hp / 207.1 hp at 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm / 6500 rpm
AspirationsuperchargedMax. torque252.0 N·m / 185.9 lb·ft / 185.9 lb·ft at 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm / 5000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)76.8 kW / 102.9 hp / 102.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output86.7 kW/l / 1.905 bhp/cu in / 1.905 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque141.5 N·m/l / 1.24 lb·ft/cu in / 1.24 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed227 km/h / 141 mph / 141 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio162.3 kW/ton / 123.0 bhp/ton / 123.0 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h7.20 s / 7.20 s / 7.20 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front6J x 15Wheels rear6J x 15
Tyres front205/50 R 15Tyres rear205/50 R 15
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf G60 Limited

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