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1985 Volkswagen Golf GTi Typ 330 (A3) information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
3985 mm
How heavy?
907 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1781 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
112 PS / 110 bhp / 82 kW @ 5500 rpm
How much torque?
156 Nm / 115 ft.lb / 15.9 kgm @ 3100 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 8.10 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.70 s
How fast?
190 km/h, 118 mph

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1985 Volkswagen Golf GTi technical specifications

Introduction

Volkswagen Golf GTi is a car that has a 3 door hatchback type body with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels.
It forms part of Volkswagen's Typ 330 (A3) model range.
Its 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a volume of 1.8 litres. It musters power and torque figures of 110 bhp (112 PS/82 kW) at 5500 rpm and 156 Nm (115 lbft/15.9 kgm) at 3100 rpm respectively.
This power is transferred to the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Having a stated weight at the kerb of 907 kg, the Volkswagen Golf GTi covers the 0-100 km/h yardstick in 8.70 seconds and the standing kilometre in 30.7 seconds.
It is said to be able to achieve a top speed of 190 km/h (118 mph).
1985 Volkswagen Golf GTi data
1985 Volkswagen Golf GTi Typ 330 (A3) data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2475 97.4
Track/tread (front) 1427 56.2
Track/tread (rear) 1422 56
Length 3985 156.9
Width 1680 66.1
Height 1405 55.3
Ground clearance 125 4.9
length:wheelbase ratio 1.61
Kerb weight 907 kg 2000 lb
Weight distribution 63.00 % front
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.340
Frontal area 1.91
CdA 0.65
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1781 cc
(108.683 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 86.4 mm
3.19 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
112 PS (110 bhp) (82 kW)
at 5500 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
61.8 bhp/litre
1.01 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
156 Nm (115 ft·lb) (15.9 kgm)
at 3100 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
87.59 Nm/litre
1.06 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Bosch fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1100.7 kPa (159.6 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 445.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 5.50 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 8.10 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.70 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.60 s
Standing kilometre 30.70 s
Maximum speed 190 km/h (118 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 122.96 PS/g
90.44 kW/g
121.28 bhp/ton
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 11.06 kg/kW
18.47 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per 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 rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.50 m
Front suspension I.CS.LowLi.
Rear suspension TBA.CS.TA.
Wheel size front 5.5 x 13
Wheel size rear 5.5. x 13
Tyres front 175/70 HR 13
Tyres rear 175/70 HR 13
Brakes F/R Di/Dr
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.89
Final drive ratio 3.67
general
Carfolio.com ID39534
Production total
Model code
Model family Typ 330 (A3)
RAC rating 16.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Volkswagen Golf GTi added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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