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Volkswagen Golf Cabrio 2.0

(1998 model)

Brief specs of 1998 Volkswagen Golf Cabrio 2.0

2-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1984 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in, 85.0 kW / 114.0 hp / 114.0 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 166.0 N·m / 122.4 lb·ft / 122.4 lb·ft @ 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1998
ModelGolf Cabrio 2.0Issued until0
SerieGolf 4Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformGolf IVNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4081 mm / 160.7 in / 160.7 inTotal (curb) weight1205 kg / 2657 lb / 2657 lb
Width1695 mm / 66.7 in / 66.7 inDry weight
Height1425 mm / 56.1 in / 56.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2472 mm / 97.3 in / 97.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1464 mm / 57.6 in / 57.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1428 mm / 56.2 in / 56.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.6508899676375  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.05 m2 / 22.1 sq ft / 22.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeADYTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.8 mm / 3.77 in / 3.77 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.86116910229645
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement1984 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity512.11 cm3/cylinder / 31.251 cu in/cylinder / 31.251 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.4 : 1
SumpMax. output power85.0 kW / 114.0 hp / 114.0 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque166.0 N·m / 122.4 lb·ft / 122.4 lb·ft at 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm / 2600 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)34.0 kW / 45.6 hp / 45.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output42.8 kW/l / 0.941 bhp/cu in / 0.941 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque83.7 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
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 front185/60 HR14Tyres rear185/60 HR14
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf Cabrio 2.0

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