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Volkswagen Golf G60

(1990 model)

Brief specs of 1990 Volkswagen Golf G60

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 119.3 kW / 160.0 hp / 160.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 225.0 N·m / 166.0 lb·ft / 166.0 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1990
ModelGolf G60Issued 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

Length3985 mm / 156.9 in / 156.9 inTotal (curb) weight1077 kg / 2374 lb / 2374 lb
Width1680 mm / 66.1 in / 66.1 inDry weight
Height1405 mm / 55.3 in / 55.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2475 mm / 97.4 in / 97.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.61  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.01 m2 / 21.6 sq ft / 21.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder2
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 supplyDigifant fuel inj.Engine 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 DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power119.3 kW / 160.0 hp / 160.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationsuperchargedMax. torque225.0 N·m / 166.0 lb·ft / 166.0 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)45.9 kW / 61.6 hp / 61.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output67.0 kW/l / 1.472 bhp/cu in / 1.472 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque126.3 N·m/l / 1.11 lb·ft/cu in / 1.11 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)8.30 s / 8.30 s / 8.30 sPower-to-weight ratio148.6 kW/ton / 112.6 bhp/ton / 112.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel 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 frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf G60

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