1990 VW Golf Rallye



Viewing by appointment only.

Here we are pleased to present a fantastic & very rare VW Golf Rallye.

This car has a superb history & is a low owner vehicle with only 2 previous owners since it was first registered in 1990.

Incredible history file
All original booklets
Spare key
Dry ice blasted undercarriage
Freshly serviced & detailed
Unmarked wheels & new tyres
Great factory specification

Superb factory specification which includes:

Electric windows
Electric mirrors
Recaro sports seats with electric height adjustment
Rear headrests
VW Gamma Radio/CD player with Aktive sound system
Smokers package

Good examples of the Golf Rallye are increasingly hard to find, especially with good history & low mileage.


The vehicle was purchased by its first owner in 1990 from a VW dealership in Belgium, where the car remained, being serviced every year by a main dealership up until it was sold to its second owner in 2007 after 17 years of ownership. All the original booklets have been kept with the car since its first purchase along with the spare key.

The second owner resided in Flensburg Germany where the car was registered & passed all the necessary testing to be driven in Germany.
The car remained here for 16 years up until 2023 where it was purchased by the current owner & driven to the UK.

StVZO – German equivalent to a UK MOT but to be carried out every 2 years:

2007 – 38,448
08 – 38,711
09 – 41,557
10 – 44,126
12 – 47,190
22 – 47,272

Service History:

1990 – 1,005 Km
91 – 3,300
93 – 9,500
94 – 12,000
95 – 12,500
96 – 13,250
97 – 15,575
98 – 16,843
99 – 18,100
02 – 19,980
03 – 21,098
03 – 22,645
04 – 22,897
06 – 24,200
07 – 31,868 Major service

From 2007 onwards the car was self maintained with receipts for various servicing & maintenance parts from VW main dealers & the car in storage.

22 – 47,000 Cambelt
24 – 48,825

Body & Paintwork

The Tornado red looks great & shines beautifully in the sun having just benefitted from a two stage machine polish.

All decals & badges are in great condition & the glass is all original.
The headlights are in great condition, even the fog lights which are typically prone to being in poor condition look great.
Headlights & fog lights are extremely hard parts to find in good condition.

Overall the paintwork is very good, with only a few small imperfections as you would expect & one small area at the front bonnet edge showing signs of being slightly thin.
The underside is in excellent condition as can be seen in the photos. Recently benefitting from being dry ice blasted by ourselves, within our workshops.
Wheels are also unmarked with new tyres fitted.

Truly a fantastic car which looks great & is sure to stand out.

Interior & Trim

The interior of this car is in lovely condition.

This car has the extremely sought after rare electric Recaro seats which were an optional upgrade from new.
These seats are in great condition with no tears & fully functional electrics.

As well as the electric Recaro seats, this example also benefits from having the optional VW Gamma Radio/CD player with Aktive sound system.

All trims are in good condition as you would hope & everything operates as it should do.


As you would fully expect, the car runs beautifully.
Starts instantly, idles perfectly & it accelerates nicely without any hesitations throughout the rev range.

Gear changes are smooth & without any crunching either when changing up or down the gearbox.

The engine bay itself presents very well, with the inner wings & chassis rails being in lovely condition.

Running Gear

Of course the running gear is all in fantastic order.
The car drives brilliantly, nice & tight.

Having benefitted from an underside dry ice blast in our workshop, the underside look fantastic & is in original condition underneath as can be seen from the pictures.

The car remains completely unmodified.