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Volkswagen Rabbit History!!

The car that started it all for the next of Volkswagens. The year was 1975 and VW were dropping. The Japanese makers were taking the market by storm with economic compact cars than the VW Beetle. VW’s to this. a small economic, Front Wheel Drive, cooled car. And so it was that the VW was born. and there was nothing like it on the market. The Rabbit wheel drive hatches the way for small cars in the seventies and The idea of the Rabbit was quickly by several automobile companies.

In 1979 VW started building in Pennsylvania. Engines offered for the period included a 1.6 liter powered 4-cylinder in either or fuel-injected form, a 1.5 liter powered 4-cylinder carbureted, and a 1.5 diesel 4-cylinder with injection. The VW Rabbit was offered as five door or three hatchback. There were made for the late 1979 year of Rabbit. One of the most changes made to define the Rabbit were the new square In 1981, more changes made to the Rabbit, no more tail lights, the square got carried over from the year, the signal lights in the were replaced with new around signals. The Rabbit’s got Americanized by color keying everything inside the car.

In late 1979 for the 1980 year, the Rabbit pickup, known as the “Caddy”, was introduced, 3 feet longer than the car, the little truck haul a lot of stuff and was still It came with a diesel or gas but almost all of them that sold were diesels.

in 1979, Karmann began on Volkswagen Rabbit Convertible. the Rabbit body style, but a convertible soft top. The edition Rabbit Convertibles Karmann emblems on the front The Rabbit convertible originally with a 1.6 liter engine it debuted. In 1984, it was upgraded to a 1.8 engine. The Rabbit Convertibles never manufactured in the USA. were strictly produced in

In 1982 the GTI was introduced, a sporty of the Rabbit. The GTI came with a 1.8 engine, stiffer suspension, wheels, front air dam, and Recaro sport seats. Top acceleration, and handling were on the GTI. There’s been that a GTI convertible was produced. there is no proof of this. All the VW I’ve questioned concerning a GTI say. No, one was never produced. with a convertible that has GTI and/or badges is just a Rabbit Convertible or Cabriolet GTI grill and/or badges. and Grills are swapped out on the Rabbit styles all the time. GTI is no exception.

Also released in 1982, was the tie edition Rabbit. This featured black bumpers and to dress it up. The interior had special while the outside got a rear

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Available from 1981 to was a 1.6 liter diesel 4-cylinder with optional turbocharger. In and 1984 VW offered up a 1.7 liter gas engine with either a or fuel injection. But at the top of the Rabbit’s list in power and reliability was the 1.8 gas 4-cylinder fuel injecion.

In 1984, the Wolfsburg Edition came along. A luxurious that came with a interior, A/C, and an extra at the bottom of the doors, and other

Beginning in 1985 the Rabbit simply became known as the The Cabriolet eventually developed a round appearance and was renamed the which is still produced Which goes to prove a good Volkswagen never it just bows out gracefully.

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