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For its day, it was a pretty decent car. All of 124 hp and I think 120 ft-lbs of torque! A real step up in performance from my '80 Rabbit L, a genuine babe repellant!
Picked it up on tourist delivery in Germany in December '86 and drove down to Garmisch, Oberstdorf, Kitzbuhel, and Dolomitis to ski, then over to Paris for New Years, and then back to Germany through Belgium and Luxembourg. Had a three-week blast with my best friend.
Beautiful driving dynamics, and the only manual car I've ever driven in which I could shift without using the clutch (something I only did very rarely).
Mechanically, it was a pain -- I needed a second car to go to the store for parts! -- but I did get 148K out of it before I traded it in.
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