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SAC Citi Golf 1,4I-S

2007-07-25 11:06
SAC Engineering in conjunction with Steves Auto Clinic Vanderbijlpark have been experimenting with the VW Citi Golf 1,4i and have produced some very impressive results with the vehicle.

The norm over the past few years at SAC has been to offer the 2,0 upgrade on the 1,4 / 1,6 / 1,8 VW models. This has been very successful in the form of the Polotec and obviously is still available as an option for the customer but we would like to promote a reliable cost effective 1,4i Only Power Conversion.

Test information

We have just finished with the road test of our SAC Citi Golf 1,4i-s and I have attached the raw data.

When analysing the results a few points need to be kept in mind:

  • The conversion is a reliable street car upgrade and not a race car package
  • The improved driveability over the standard car cannot be measured by raw data
  • The car was independently tested at Gerotek which is 1500m above sea level with a full tank of fuel on board
  • A Mk1 Golf will always be hindered by poor aerodynamics by today's standards
  • Most importantly it is still a 1400 8v only

    What has been done to the SAC Citi Golf 1,4I-S

    Stage 1:

  • Wildcat 4 into 1 Racing Branch
  • Wildcat Stainless Steel Free Flow Exhaust
  • Wildcat Airfilter with SAC Airbox Mod
  • Unichip

    Stage 2:

  • 40mm BV Cylinder Head
  • Cut and Flowed Intake Manifold
  • Flowed Throttle Body
  • Performance Camshaft 268°


    The following prices are recommended retail prices only and are subject to change and can be tailored to suit a customer's needs.

    Stage 1

  • +/- R 4800 VAT Included

    Stage 2

  • +/- R 4900 VAT Included

    Time to complete

    The SAC Citi Golf 1,4i-S conversion can be completed in 3 working days.


  • +/- 50 kW on the wheels

    Stage 1

  • +/- 60 kW on the wheels

    Stage 2

  • +/- 70 kW on the wheels


    SAC's Why Worry Warranty – 6 months / 20 00km

    Where is it available

    Interested customers must contact their nearest SAC Branch as listed on our website for further information on our 1,4i-S.

    To visit the website click here


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