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Volkswagen Golf (Typ 19E/A2). 1983–92 (prod. 6,301,000 approx.). 3- and 5-door saloon. F/F, F/A, 1272, 1585, 1763, 1781 cm³ petrol, 1588 cm³ diesel (I4 OHC), 1781 cm³ (I4 DOHC). Volkswagen kept the Golf formula the same for the second-generation model, smoothing out the corners in line with trends. Improved safety, corrosion protection and standard equipment, with five-speed gearboxes standard for models above 51 kW. Dependable, fairly refined range. More options, including ABS and power steering. Syncro four-wheel-drive models introduced 1986, including raised-height Golf Country from 1990, made by Steyr–Daimler–Puch. Rally homologation special (prod. 5,000) featured 1763 cm³ engine with 118 kW. GTI plusher in this series, and included five-door model; GTI Syncro available. Ten millionth Golf (including Golf I total) manufactured 1988 as part of this series.

Manufacturing locations: Wolfsburg, Germany; Graz, Austria; Zwickau, Germany; Puebla, México; Uitenhage, South Africa; Sarajevo, Yugoslavia; New Stanton, Pennsylvania, USA

Marque: Volkswagen | Model: Volkswagen Golf | Predecessor: Volkswagen Golf I | Successor: Volkswagen Golf III

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