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VW GOLF MK2 PARTS & ACCESSORIES

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BUY YOUR VW GOLF MK2 PARTS, SPARES & ACCESSORIES HERE!

Heritage Parts Centre is a business run by enthusiasts for enthusiasts, and whilst that may sound a bit, well, cheesy, it’s true. Our staff have had numerous Mk1 and Mk2 Golfs between them, so they know what goes wrong and in most instances, how to fix it. This puts us in a great position to select all the right Mk2 Golf Parts, ranging from the little white clips that stop your seats rattling to complete rear panels. It's for precisely this reason that we’re one of the biggest suppliers of VW Golf Mk2 spares in Europe, selling VW Golf Mk2 accessories and spares to owners all over the world. So, regardless of whether you are simply repairing your car, or undertaking a full restoration, you’ve found yourself in the right place for Volkswagen Golf Mk2 parts.

QUALITY VW GOLF MK2 ACCESSORIES AND GENUINE MK2 GOLF PARTS

We have built our reputation on supplying genuine parts for VW Golf Mk2 and the finest reproductions available, as well as a wide selection of Mk2 Golf tuning parts from the world's leading manufacturers. To find the VW Golf Mk2 parts you require, simply select the appropriate area of the car from the categories above. Our online store includes hundreds of exploded diagrams and photographs to help you identify which parts for VW Golf Mk2 you need…

SHOPPING FOR VW JETTA MK2 PARTS?

Certain Mk2 Jetta parts, like the headlamps and rear bumpers are model specific and will be listed as 'Mk2 Jetta parts only'. Where no separate parts for Jetta Mk2 are shown, the standard VW Golf Mk2 parts and accessories are usually correct.

NOT SURE ON THE RIGHT GOLF MK2 PARTS FOR YOUR CAR?

 If you are uncertain which part is right, or perhaps you drive a more unusual model and are shopping for Golf Rallye parts or spares for Mk2 Golf Syncro then our team of experts are here to help. Likewise If you have a query about any of the Volkswagen Golf Mk2 parts we stock just click on the 'Live Chat' button, call our sales team on 01273 444 000

 

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History of the VW Mk2 Golf

In September 1983, VW launched the MkII Golf (Typ 19E) along with its booted sibling the Jetta at the Frankfurt Motor Show. It was slightly larger and more refined than the Mk1, and this time was designed in-house by VW's design director Schäfer, though it was clearly influenced by the Italian penned Mk1. Weight was up by a reported 120kg, but the new cars more slippery shape meant performance and economy were in most instances up on the equivalent engined Mk1.

The GTI was unveiled to the general public and motoring press at the September 1975 Frankfurt Motor Show, the car however wasn't available to buy until June 1976 due to the engineers insistence that the new GTI should satisfy the same levels of quality and reliability that every production VW adhered to, a commitment that almost certainly lead to the longevity of the GTI when compared to its peers such as the XR3, Astra GTE and Peugeot 205 GTI.

Available in any colour so long as it was Mars Red, or Diamond Metallic Silver, customers were offered the choice of Schwartz Black soon after launch. The GTI was first granted a UK audience in late 1976, at the London Motor Show, where VW stated that there would be no RHD version, citing technical reasons as the reason, however you could import a LHD one as special order if you so chose at a cost of £3,372.

A few companies within the UK were beginning to specialise in making their own GTI's using RHD 1500cc Golfs as the basis, notably GTI Engineering and Tim Stiles. Following relentless lobbying by the UK dealer network, VW finally offered a RHD version of the GTI in early 1979, something they probably should have done earlier, especially when you compare sales of the '78 LHD GTI at 22, vs. the '79 RHD GTI with over 1500 sold.

 

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