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

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

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

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.

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

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

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)

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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