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1986 Volkswagen Golf GTi 8v 3dr Rare Type 19
Tornado Red
Beautiful Original Non Restored Survivor
Pirelli Ronal Alloys

Once a common place sight on the roads of Europe and today arguably the
most admired and coveted hot hatch of all. The sands of time have ensured
that literally very few examples remain and of those few even fewer
will present correctly. This Type 19 small bumper car is a rarity now.
The big Bumper models are more plentiful and one can argue not as pure,
the earlier Mk2 car retaining much of the clean cut Mk1 look, the later
cars always look bloated in comparison, as such narrow bumper cars
are now becoming more collectable.

C276 VUY - 09 06 1986.
A very clean pleasing example presented in Tornado Red- the colour to have back
in the day and the one that suits the GTi best with rare Pirelli P Ronal rims.
The temptation to meddle or change anything on the car has been wholly resisted.
This high degree of originality is not easily found on cars nigh on 33 yrs old.

- Tornado Red
- Original Pirelli Ronal 15" alloy wheels
- No Power Steering
- Manual windows
- Manual Sunroof
- Manual mirrors
- Manual locking
- Tinted glass
- Graduated tinted front window
- Heated rear window
- Onboard trip computer

Servicing / Bills
a folder accompanies with a massive paper trail detailing extensive overhauls of clutch,
suspension and brake component's in recent years. Fortunes have been spent ensuring it
starts of the key and is ready to perform correctly. In fine working order, recently
the engine has had a major refurbish of many components. A complete service with all
belts and fluids being changed of recent too. There is simply an overwhelming amount
of information available, it would cover a few A4 files if compiled in order.

Exterior Condition
It's not a restored car, its an original survivor so examination of all the
gaps and crevices will reveal an original example. The paint is excellent with
no disappointing areas and no rust visible.

The interior is clean tight and bone dry and has the feel of a clean
cared for interior with good dash, headlining, door cards, chairs and
carpets. Minimal wear at all to any switchgear, gear shift, steering
wheel etc., in reality these interiors were designed to take some punishment.

The Drive
It sits perfectly and rides with no clunks or knocks just a solid firm and well
absorbed drive. Having owned a few I can comment that all old engines drive
differently. This one is really fast, don't ask me why, it just flys compared
to all the other ones I have driven. It's all totally stock but its really well
tuned and has lots of torque in any gear at any time. This is an all systems go
car ready to be enjoyed when the mood and the weather allows. The car moves as
one whole piece, perhaps even better than I remember reaffirming that subsequent
generations have robbed the car of its dynamic feel and driver enjoyment. If you
want practicality, performance and strength in one affordable package, few cars
will deliver like the Mk2 GTI and is easily the most practical and sensible
everyday modern classic in its price range.

Other Information
* V5 Registration document
* Mot 05 08 2019
* File of history
* Owners manual
* Totally HPi clear
* Guaranteed warranted mileage 159K
* toolkit
* Spare wheel


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