Volkswagen Golf I GTI

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Car-ID: XT0189
Model, Body type:
Compact car
Registration:
1981
Engine Power:
1,588 CCM (81 KW / 110 BHP)
Transmission:
Manual transmission
Color:
Red
Doors:
2
Mileage:
162,100 km

Vehicle Description

– convincing 1981 VW Golf I GTI in mars red
– has been registered in Hungary since 1991
– bought by its current owner in 2012
– completely taken apart and refurbished, using original parts wherever possible, work completed in 2015
– re-painted in original colour
– original engine, starts up easily and runs very smooth
– 5-speed manual gearbox, as introduced for 1979 model year
– bi-colour (black / red) interior in good condition with traces of use
– comes with Hungarian registration documents
– appealing specimen of the most sought-after Golf I version, the primordial GTI


In 1974, Volkswagen presented its first Golf – an immense improvement over its predecessor, the VW beetle and its air-cooled engine in the rear. The Golf was, from the start, a front-wheel drive car, with water-cooled transverse engines – and hugely successful. The basic version originally had 37 kW (50 hp), alternatively one could order a 1.5 litre engine with 51 kW (70 hp). As of 1976, Diesel engines were available, too. The Golf GTI with 81 kW (110 hp) of power from 1.6 litres of capacity, introduced in 1976, for many people represents the epitome of the “hot hatch”. No wonder these cars have gained such popularity: they offer a first-rate driving experience, akin to that of conventional sports cars, while not compromising any of their everyday usability.
After nine years and 6 million of sold units, the second generation was introduced in 1983. The Golf I convertible, however, continued to be built for another decade, outliving the entire Golf II series, which was built no less than 6.3 million times, but of which VW never made an open variant. The pick-up version called Caddy, which was based on the Golf I and of which 200,000 units were produced, should also be mentioned.

Vehicle Overview

Interior Features

  • Black
  • Fabric

Exterior Features

  • Red

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