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1987 Volkswagen Cabriolet Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 13 reviews
Perhaps as a gesture of peace between the Germans and the French, Volkswagen got rid of the English-language Rabbit convertible and renamed it the French-tinged Cabriolet. Based on a Rabbit frame, the 2-door 1987 Volkswagen Cabriolet was perky, friendly, and nimble like its prior animal namesake, but the new name conferred a more stylish and sophisticated image.
But really, there aren't many bells and whistles here and no changes from 1986. The 1987 Cabriolet ran on a 1.8-liter, 4-cylinder engine, and could reach a whopping 90-horsepower. No, not breaking any records, but the handling and steering were precision German-made and so the Cabriolet was zippy and fun. Cloth bucket seats and an AM/FM since the 1987 Cabriolet was meant for cruising with friends, who needs anything but good tunes and decent seats for that? A 5-speed manual was standard, giving you abotu 23/25 mpg. An optional 3-speed auto tran was available, but not nearly as much fun in a convertible.
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Volkswagen Cabriolet Questions
Hi I Have An 87 With A 1.8 Is The Tranny Filter Serviceable ? If So Where ...
87 auto with 1.8
Dose My Vw Need New Electronic Fuel Modgules Or Something ?
I have an 87 Cabrolet. Starts fine but idels / runs rough for about 5 minuets, I then runs great. After stopping anytime for 30 minuets or longer, it starts and runs rough again? Even in 80 degree we...
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For Some Reason My 1987 Cabriolet Won't Directly Start On A Hill?
When it's parked on a hill or even a small tilt, you have to hit the gas in order for it not to turn off after turning on the key in the ignition. It seems to start okay otherwise, though. Is this s...