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Volkswagen Golf 1.3 C, CL, GL

(1983 model)

Brief specs of 1983 Volkswagen Golf 1.3 C, CL, GL

3-door 5-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1272 cm3 / 77.6 cu in / 77.6 cu in, 43.0 kW / 57.7 hp / 57.7 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, manual transmission, front wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1983
ModelGolf 1.3 C, CL, GLIssued until1987
SerieGolf 2Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation19E
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformGolf IINumber 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) weight1360 kg / 2998 lb / 2998 lb
Width1665 mm / 65.6 in / 65.6 inDry weight
Height1415 mm / 55.7 in / 55.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2517 mm / 99.1 in / 99.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inTowing weight
Track rear1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.5832340087406  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.00 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 CodeGTTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore72.0 mm / 2.83 in / 2.83 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke72.0 mm / 2.83 in / 2.83 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1
Fuel supplycarb Pierburg 32 pic.Engine displacement1272 cm3 / 77.6 cu in / 77.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity293.15 cm3/cylinder / 17.889 cu in/cylinder / 17.889 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power43.0 kW / 57.7 hp / 57.7 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)17.2 kW / 23.1 hp / 23.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output33.8 kW/l / 0.743 bhp/cu in / 0.743 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears
Wheel drivefront 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 front175/70 R13Tyres rear175/70 R13
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Golf 1.3 C, CL, GL

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