1.8 16V

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This model Corrado uses the same (KR) engine as the MK2 Golf GTi 16v & uses the Bosch K-Jetronic continuous injection type of fuelling system. This model can only really run on 98RON super unleaded as the engine cannot be adjusted for 95RON unless you fit something like a K-Star injection/timing kit.

The Corrado 1.8-16v was in production from May 1989 to March 1992

Engine:
Four cylinder in line, toothed belt driven DOHC (Double Over Head Cam)
Alloy cylinder head, cast iron block transversely mounted in front.
Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection
Capacity 1,781cc
Bore 81 x 86.4mm
Ouput 136bhp at 6300rpm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Maximum Torque 119lb/ft at 4800rpm

Transmission:
Front Wheel Drive
5-Speed 3.40, 2.12, 1.44, 1.13, 0.91:1 (3.78, 2.21, 1.43, 10.3, 0.84:1 from 1992)
Reverse 3.80:1
Final Drive 3.68:1

Suspension:
Front Independent with MacPherson Struts, lower wishbones, coil sprints and anti-roll bar.
Rear Semi-independent with trailing arms and track correcting bearings, torsion beam, coil springs.

Steering:
Rack and pinion PAS (Power Assisted Steering) Standard
3:17 turns lock to lock

Brakes:
Front 10" (254mm) ventilated front discs
Rear 8.9" (226mm) solid rear discs
ABS - optional

Tyres and Wheels:
195/50 VR-15 on 6j x 15" wheels

Dimensions:
Track - Front 56.5in (1,435mm)
Track - Rear 56.3in (1,430mm)
Wheelbase 97.2in (2,470mm)
Length 159.4 (4,050mm)
Width 65.7in (1,670mm)
Height 52in (1,320mm)
Unladen Weight 2,423lb (1,100kg)

Performance:
Top Speed 131mph (211kph)
Acceleration 0-60mph in 8.7 seconds

Fuel consumption:
Overall 29 to 31mpg (9.1 to 9.7 litres per 100km)

Standard equipment:
Alloy wheels, front/rear foglights, electric & heated mirrors, sports seats, pop up spoiler, MFA trip computer, tinted glass

November 1990>
Electric metal sunroof, electric windows and central locking were added to the range of standard equipment

 

Last Updated on Friday, 18 March 2011 11:24

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