VW Polo II G40

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Description

The second generation of the Volkswagen Polo (Typ 86C) was a B-Segment car launched in 1981 and received a facelift in 1990.

The performance version, VW Polo II G40 launched in 1986, fitted with a 1.3 liter engine with a G-Lader supercharger producing 115 hp (85 kw) of power and 148 Nm of torque, combined with a 5 speed manual gearbox. Thanks to the low weight of 830 kg, the car accelerated from 0-100 km/h in 8,8 seconds and could reach a top speed of 195 km/h (121 mph). The car featured a reworked braking system with ventilated disc brakes of larger diameter (239 mm) at the front wheels, an stiffened supsension. Visually, the Polo II G40 was distinguished by the plastic bumper extensions, the 13 inch wheels and the widened fenders.

The VW Polo II G40 (facelift) launched in 1990 with a redesigned body and a multi-point fuel injected version of the 1.3 liter engine producing 1113 hp (83 kw) of power and 150 Nm of torque, combined with a reqorked 5 speed manual gearbox. The facelifted moded accelerated from 0-100 km/h in 8,6 seconds and could reach a top speed of 196 km/h (122 mph). The car featured lowered suspension, ventilated front brakes and rose-jointed steering and track control arms. Visually, the updated model featured modern and deeper bumpers, a new grille with red G40 badge, new rectangular headlights (replacing the round units), wider plastic fender extensions, new tailights, BBS alloy wheels, roof spoiler and Le Mans interior trim.

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Additional information

Model

VW Polo II G40

Production

1986-1990

Segment

B

Doors

3

Layout

FWD

Engine Displacement

1272 cm3

Cylinders

L4

Induction

Supercharged

Fuel

Gasoline

Fuel System

Single Point Injection

Power (hp)

115

Power (kw)

85

Power (@rpm)

@6000 rpm

Torque (Nm)

148

Torque (@rpm)

@3600 rpm

0-100km/h

8,8

Top Speed (km/h)

195 km/h

Top Speed (mph)

121 mph

Consumption (lt/100km)

7,5

CO2 (g/km)

Gearbox

5 MT

Weight

830 kg

Length

3725 mm

Width

1570 mm

Height

1350 mm

Wheelbase

2335 mm

Front Track

1320 mm

Rear Track

1346 mm

Boot Space

295

Tire Size

175/60 R13

Front Brakes

239 mm Ventilated Discs

Rear Brakes

180 mm Drum