1977 Volkswagen Rabbit
For the rabbit in the third year of production, Volkswagen added an optional 1.5-liter diesel engine, which is able to pump out only 48 hp was. But were absent during the diesel into force, it has with exceptional fuel economy, approaching 50 miles per gallon on the highway and 40 mpg in the city.
The Volkswagen Rabbit GTI, the North American version of the high-performance Golf GTI, debuted in 1983 model year and was in production for two seasons. Composed of parts in Mexico, Canada, Germany and the USA at the Volkswagen Westmoreland, Pennsylvania assembly plant, made the rabbits had GTI the same Mk1 chassis and the same A1 body type as the Mk1 Golf GTI that had been on sale in Europe since 1976, with a few exceptions. Key distinct features of the Rabbit GTI were the GTI name, trim the square of the front-end design, blue or red felt and leather, and its alloy “snowflake” wheels.
The 1977 Rabbit – still in Wolfsburg, the Westmoreland County has, Pennsylvania plant not yet opened not only – boasted 78 hp from a 1.6-liter four-cylinder engine. The ’77 Rabbit was the first rabbit to have the fuel injection. Ironically, the Beetle hardtop – in his last year in the U.S. in 1977 – won the feature.Sponsored Links:
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