Techno Classica Essen (D) 7 april 2016

De Volkswagen-stand:

de oorspronkelijke GTI uit 1976
Originele 76’er Golf mkI GTI:
Golf Mk I GTI, built 1976, 1.6-litre, four-cylinder, petrol, 81 kW (110 horsepower) This early GTI comes from the Netherlands. It was the very first Golf Mk I GTI to be registered there and originally served as a demonstration car for the Volkswagen importer Pon’s Automobielhandel. The car is now owned by the Porsche Centrum Gelderland. Its director Mark Wegh had the original GTI carefully restored over a period of two years – naturally using only Volkswagen Original parts.

Trainee restauratieproject van een GTI uit 1983
Restauratieproject van Volkswagen Classic, auto werd terplekke opgebouwd op de stand:
Golf Mk I GTI, ‘Trainee Project’, built 1983, 1.8-litre, four-cylinder, petrol, 82 kW (112 horsepower) This GTI was built just before its successor was unveiled in 1983. Its body has since been stripped down and rebuilt especially for the Techno Classica. The project was overseen by the Volkswagen Automobile Collection Osnabrück. The main players were GTI enthusiasts Henrik Pöttger (21) and Leon Streib (19), both trainee automotive mechatronics engineers at Volkswagen. They will also be on hand at the show to present their ‘baby’ to visitors.

1986 Group A Golf Mk II GTI kampioensauto
Fraaie fabrieks-rallyauto, Golf mkII:
Golf Mk II GTI Group A, built 1986, 1.8-litre, four-cylinder, petrol, 130 kW (176 horsepower) This Golf GTI weighs just 880 kg and was built by Volkswagen Motorsport to compete in Group A of the 1986 World Rally Championship. The rules at the time allowed technical modifications to be made to the standard parts in order to improve performance and reduce the car’s weight. The team made up of Kenneth Eriksson and Peter Diekmann secured the world title in Group A with this vehicle.

Originele onderdelen, voor de klassieke VW-modellen haal je bij VW Classic:

De eerste volledig elektrische Golf, de CityStromer: