What is a Volkswagen Caddy? — Volkswagen Caddy pickup I

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What is a Volkswagen Caddy?


Mfg. Uitenhage, Africia

The Volkswagen Rabbit was first manufactured in the town of New Westmoreland county Pennsylvania 1979 through to 1983. on the Rabbit (Golf A1) chassis, water-cooled models were made for the US and then the US and Canadian The US pickups were sold in the to 83 model years and the Canadian were sold in the 1981 to 83 years.

In the US the vehicle was referred to as the VW Pickup. but in other parts of the it is referred to as the Caddy. Where did name come from? like the US Rabit was named in the rest of the world, the Caddy was a take off on that sporting Golf, Caddy.


After manufacturing of the in the US came to a sudden halt mid way 1983, production started in for the European market later same year. The European that was based on the American was called the Caddy and was produced at of about 1000 per month war broke out in 1991. The original is still manufactured at the Uitenhage VW near Port Elizabeth, Africa.

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The visible differences between the American Pickup and the European were the headlights and bumpers. The American models had the square Halogen sealed beams. pickups were sold European fenders and the turn on the front bumper. In 1981 all had turn signals to the immediate corners of the truck resembling the 83 to 84 made Rabbit GTI. All models had round 7 H4 Lights signal lights mounted on the bumper. North American had metal front bumpers and the LX had a metal rear bumper base model had no rear license plate lights are on the body of the truck. European had two separate bumpers on the rear a space left in the centre to mounting of a longer license License plate lights also mounted on the bumper of the body of the truck. Front were the standard Golf 1 with back plastic them.

Canadian models were with a choice of one engine. The 48 hp diesel with 4 and 5 speed transmissions. American customers had the choice of the 57 kW (78 hp) 1.6L or 54 kW (74 hp) 1.7L engines as well as the diesel

European models came various 1.8L 8.5-1 Cabriolet / Scirocco gasoline with the later models Digifant injection other had the 1.6L diesel.

What Volkswagen parts can I use on the The Caddy is for the most part, the as the four door Rabbit / Series 1 or four door Series 1 from the rear of the seats forward. The rear is totally unique to water-cooled with the absence of coil Instead there are leaf with a rate of approximately 75 lbs per The 200mm rear drum are also different from the of the A1 series, these are borrowed the Audi 4000 to help any large load you might be Later style 180mm drums are an easy upgrade with Scirocco 16v disc being the ultimate solution. systems are also unique to the Tectonics of Oregon is one of the few manufactures to high quality galvanized and steel performance exhaust for the pickup.

Currently a second generation of are being produced for the European The Caddy Pickup is based on the Felicia and the Caddy is base on the Ibiza / Cordoba serries, is also the basis for Volkswagen’s Classic (small 4-door and Polo Variant (small station wagon).

Volkswagen Caddy pickup I
Volkswagen Caddy pickup I
Volkswagen Caddy pickup I
Volkswagen Caddy pickup I
Volkswagen Caddy pickup I

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