I've compiled all this lovely data on the fantastic 16v Golf engine. Production engines, respected tuner engine packages, all the way through to race. Hopefully it'll get the juices flowing. There's a few gaps, as there's only so much data I can find in one hit, so let me know the missing bits please. The race stuff never fails the test of wistful pondering, so there's loads of it! This is an official People's Front for More Valves publication. 8AS brigade: nothing to see, move along lol Link to 4 cyl bore & stroke combinations. Production 16v engines Engine code Years Model fitment Capacity Power Torque C/R Max revs ECU Comments KR 8/84-7/92 Golf/Jetta 2 1781cc 139bhp @ 6,100rpm 124 lb/ft @ 4,600rpm 10:01 7,200 K-Jetronic EU 16v without Knock and closed loop lambda. No catalyst. Best used with 4STAR/RON98 fuel. KR 8/84-7/92 Corrado/Passat 1781cc 136bhp @ 6,300rpm 119 lb/ft @ 4,800rpm 10:01 7,200 K-Jetronic EU 16v without Knock and closed loop lambda. No catalyst. Losses due to Corrado exhaust. Best used with 4STAR/RON98 fuel. PL 2/86-7/92 Golf/Jetta 2 1781cc 129bhp @ 5,800rpm (or 6,000rpm?) 121(or 4) lb/ft @ 4,250rpm 10:01 KE-Jetronic Catalyst model without KR intake cam + CIS-E fuel system, lambda sensing and knock control. PL 87-89 Golf/Jetta 2 1781cc 121bhp @ 5,800rpm 120 lb/ft @ 4,250rpm 10:01 KE-Jetronic, w cat, closed loop lambda, knock and evaporative system USA version of PL. Inlet cam has 0.353" of lift, 0.005" less than Europe, giving 196 duration as opposed to 208, enhancing low speed torque. Max revs 6,800. 6A 1988 Audi 100 then 80 1984cc 140bhp @ 5,800rpm 136lb/ft @ 4,000rpm (or 134lb/ft @ 4,400rpm) 10.5:1 6,500 KE Motronic Catalyst 9A 4/88-7/95 Corrado/Passat/Golf (USA) 1984cc 136bhp @ 5,800rpm 132 lb/ft @ 4,200rpm 10.5:1 6,500 KE Motronic Catalyst, post 94. Toyotec had one with a '373D' cylinder head sans ABF inlet cam. 9A 89-9? Corrado/Passat/Golf (USA) 1984cc 134bhp @ 5,800rpm 133 lb/ft @ 4,400rpm 10.5:1 6,500 KE Motronic North American 9A Motronic tuned for US emissions and fuel quality. 3G 90-90 Golf G60 Limited 1781cc 210bhp @ 6,500rpm 166/186 lb/ft @ 5,000rpm 70-off G60 Ltd model AAL 8/90-93 South African Mk2 Golf/Jetta 1984cc 148bhp @6,400rpm 129lb/ft@5,000rpm 10.2:1 ???? K-Jetronic Mentioned in VW cam study thread, this is the 'Spitze' engine. Unusre how many produced. More here. ADL 2/94-6/96 Early 6K Ibiza & Cordoba (Mk2/3) + Toledo? 1781cc 127bhp @ 5,700rpm 122lb/ft @ 4,800rpm 10.5:1 6,500 Siemens, MAP, Batch fire injectors, dizzy trigger for engine speed KR-ish short block (non-bubble) but with 6A/9A breather/oil take off assy, knock sensor + later '373D' head sans ABF intake cam. ACE 1/92-10/97 Audi 80 1984cc 140 bhp @ 5200rpm 134lb/ft @ 4,500rpm 10.5:1 6,500 Bosch KE-Motronic torque peaks lower than ABF due to mild inlet cam ABF 8/92-12/97 1H Golf/Vento (Mk3), 3A Passat, 6K Ibiza/Cordoba (Mk2/3) & Toledo 1984cc 150bhp @ 6,000rpm 133 lb/ft @ 4800rpm 10.5:1 6,950 Siemens/Temic Digifant 3.0/3.2 , MAP, 60-2 crank pickup, sequential inj. Block drilled trigger for engine speed. Powertrain N/A in North American markets.