Golf 1 prepared according to FIA Homologation Group N. Valid FIA historical passport HTP.
Engine is the 1600cc with double Webers.
Built in 2014 by Hans Weijs Motorsport https://www.hansweijs.com/hwm/nl/ with the first goal to participate in the Rally of Sweden 2015.
During the construction, safety was important, therefore the right roll cage and also the right seats for maximum safety.
Participation in the Historic WRC rally of Sweden 2015 and 2017. Some participations in Dutch rallies. Also participated twice in the NK GTCC on the circuit
The car comes with a large stock of useful spare parts for at least another year of rally fun.
The parts also include shock absorbers with springs for tarmac rally use and large brakes.
The car has never had any major damage.
Engine: 4 cylinder STR4 OHC
Carburators: 2 x double Weber carburetor
Cilinder capacity: 1588 cc.
Power: 115 bhp at 5700 rpm.
Torque: 232 Nm. at 1510 rpm.
Topspeed: 180 km/h
Weight: 925 kg.
Transmission: 5 speed, manual
The first Golf (VW internal designation Typ 17) began production early in 1974. It was a water-cooled, front wheel drive design in a hatchback body style. It featured firmly sprung and damped, independent MacPherson strut front suspension and semi-independent twist-beam rear suspension, that gave crisp handling and good roadholding, without being too uncomfortable. A very important model was the Golf Diesel, which appeared in late 1976. This was remarkable in how unremarkable it was, with performance very similar to that of a petrol 1100. The 1.5-litre engine used the petrol engine’s crankshaft, bearings, and connecting rods, combined with the recently discontinued 1471 cc cast-iron engine block. As with the Golf GTi, the Golf Diesel more or less created a new class of car.
The Golf was designed by Italian automobile architect / designer Giorgetto Giugiaro, of the ItalDesign design studio. Giugiaro had also designed the Alfasud and the Lotus Esprit Mk1.
There was a minor facelift in 1980 which saw the adoption of larger rear lamp clusters (more in line with Giugiaro’s original concepts), moulded black plastic bumpers, a new dashboard with a more modern-looking instrument display featuring LED warning lights, and for US versions rectangular headlights, this was the last major update before it was replaced by the MK2 Golf in September 1983.
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