Think its an electric pack, windmirrors, windows etc. i got a sunroof in my old 1.4S (1999) which was also electric. i think central locking might be another difference between the two versions, maybe someone can clarify that? Same 'steady' engine in both though!
it was my first car from 17, so it was alright, as i drove other cars similar size engines but a lot lighter in terms of weight, i.e. clio etc, it is slow, and quite sluggish. now got the 180 i.8T which was quite a dramatic jump. none the less it was my first car, ahhh memories
i got a 1.4 16v superb car, slow as hell but it's a start if you are young, i got offerd ?500 more than i paid for it a few weeks ago at a dealer, as mine is the only one they have seen with all the options, so yeh slow but well built.
Avoid the E. Absolutely poverty spec- keep-fit windows, no central locking, nasty, nasty, nasty, and quite rediculous considering you can pick up a 12 year old Clio 1.4 for a few hundred quid which will have leccy windows and remote central locking!
EB, Moi? I'm just poverty spec what would I know? <sniff>
Yeah, Ashley - central locking is another difference. As for the 1.4 engine being 'ok', em well yeah - it's fine  I thought all 1.4s were 16v and the 2.0l is 8v, but I might be wrong.
TBH, I don't know if I'd spend much money kitting it etc, you're not going to get your money back on it. That's why I've gone for mostly transferable mods, with a view to taking them with me if I get another Golf, or selling them if not. But if you just want it for the fun of doing it, have a look at thechief's old ride - he spent a lot of money on his 1.4 and it turned out a cracker
If my memory serves me well I remember early MKIV's using the 1.4 8V 60BHP unit from the polo and mkIII golf. As for power I don't think it is that bad it pulls quite well considering the weight and I've seen 190KPH on a "Private road" cough cough. At least it beats my current hired car until the Golf comes from the body shop, a 1 litre Hyundai Getz in bright Ferrari yellow
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