The Volkswagen Golf 2 was produced from 1983 to 1992 and is the successor to the successful Golf 1. With a total production of over 6 million units, the Golf 2 was one of the best-selling cars of its time. The base model of the Golf 2 is the ideal car for anyone looking for a reliable and affordable vehicle.
The design of the Golf 2 is simple and functional. Compared to the previous model, the Golf 2 is slightly larger and more spacious. The body is aerodynamically designed and has clear lines that give the car a sporty touch. The basic model is available in different colors and can also be equipped with different rims.
Engine in the Golf 2 basic model
The base model of the Golf 2 is equipped with a 1.3-liter engine that delivers 55 hp. The engine is robust and reliable and enables a top speed of 155 km/h. The Golf 2 also has a 4-speed manual gearbox that provides a smooth ride.
The interior of the Golf 2 is simple and functional. The seats are comfortable and offer enough space for the driver and front passenger. The trunk is spacious and offers enough space for luggage. The dashboard is simple and clear and contains all the important instruments and controls.
The basic model of the Golf 2 was comparatively simple in terms of equipment. Nevertheless, there were some features that made the car special. These included, for example:
- 14 inch steel rims
- Power steering (optional equipment, standard in US)
- Tinted windows (optional equipment)
- Height-adjustable front seats (optional equipment, standard in US)
- Electric windshield wipers
- Height-adjustable steering wheel
Safety in the Golf MK2 basic model
Although the base model of the Golf 2 is simply designed, it has a number of safety features that ensure a safe driving experience. These include an anti-lock braking system (ABS) and an airbag for the driver.
The Volkswagen Golf 2 is the perfect car for anyone looking for a reliable and affordable vehicle. With a robust and reliable engine, a simple and functional interior and a range of safety features, the Golf 2 is an excellent choice for any car buyer. In our next part we’ll look at the Golf MK2 GTI, a model known for its high performance and sporty design.
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