1984 Volkswagen Polo 1.3 GT

The Volkswagen Polo 1.3 GT is a coupé with 3 doors and a front mounted engine which transmits the power to the front wheels. Its engine is a naturally aspirated petrol, 1.3 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. In this application it has an output of 75 bhp (76 PS/56 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 104 N·m (77 lb·ft/10.6 kgm) at 3600 rpm. This power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual gearbox. Its stated kerb weight is 730 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 171 km/h, which is 106 mph.

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1984 Volkswagen Polo 1.3 GT information summary

What body style?
3 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
3650 mm
How heavy?
730 kg
What size engine?
1.3 litre, 1272 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
76 PS / 75 bhp / 56 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
104 Nm / 77 ft.lb / 10.6 kgm @ 3600 rpm
How fast?
171 km/h, 106 mph

Volkswagen Polo models

3 door fixed-head coupé FF 1272 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 725 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4M 1043 cm3 40.6 PS 40 bhp 29.8 kW 715 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 1272 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 740 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4M 1093 cm3 51 PS 50 bhp 37 kW 685 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4M 1093 cm3 60 PS 59 bhp 44 kW 685 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4M 1043 cm3 40.6 PS 40 bhp 29.8 kW 700 kg
5 door hatchback FF 1272 cm3 56 PS 55 bhp 41 kW 725 kg

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1984 Volkswagen Polo 1.3 GT data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2330 mm 91.7 inches
Track/tread (front) 1320 mm 52 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1350 mm 53.1 inches
Length 3650 mm 143.7 inches
Width 1580 mm 62.2 inches
Height 1350 mm 53.1 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.57
Kerb weight 730 kg 1609 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.3 litre
1272 cc
(77.622 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 75 × 72 mm
2.95 × 2.83 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.04
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 76 PS (75 bhp) (56 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output 59 bhp/litre
0.97 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 104 Nm (77 ft·lb) (10.6 kgm)
at 3600 rpm
Specific torque 81.76 Nm/litre
0.99 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system 1 So carb
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1027.4 kPa (149 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 318 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 7.2 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 171 km/h (106 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 104.17 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
76.61 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
102.74 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 13.05 kg/kW
21.8 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.89
Final drive ratio 4.06
general
Carfolio.com ID39336
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 14.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1984 Volkswagen Polo 1.3 GT added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.