What's This Engine Bay?

Test out your automotive intellectual fortitude by figuring out what car this is before you click through. Sure, you'll say you got it right in the comments, but you'll know the truth.

If you guessed the Mk1 1983 Volkswagen Golf GTI - good for you. Now take a gander at the official specs below.



1983 VW GTI
Engine: Fuel-injected, 1.8 liter four cylinder
Power: 90HP
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Base price: $8000
0-60 MPH: 9.7 seconds


Though the GTI was more renowned for it's handling and straightforward simplicity, it debuted with the free running 1.8-liter four cranking out 90 HP when the 2.3 liter Mustang actually made two fewer ponies and weighed a whole lot more. This particular example was found on VW Vortex where the owner was selling this very well maintained example for an ambitious but probably fair $10,000. It's pretty hard to find Mk1 GTI's in conditions rivaling factory perfect. [VW Vortex]

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