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  • Golf VR6 Technical Information

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    Body type 4/5 seater hatchback
    Number of doors 3
    Dimensions & Weights
      mm inches  
    Wheelbase 2475 97.4  
    Track/tread (front) 1455 57.3  
    Track/tread (rear) 1439 56.7  
    Length 4020 158.3  
    Width 1695 66.7  
    Height 1405 55.3  
    Ground clearance 123 4.8  
    length:wheelbase ratio 1.62
    Kerb weight 1155 kg 2546 lb  
    Weight distribution  
    Fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
    Drag coefficient  
    Frontal area  
    engine type naturally aspirated petrol
    Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
    Engine code  
    Cylinders V 6
    Capacity 2.8 litre 2792 cc (170.378 cu in)
    Bore×Stroke 81 × 90.3 mm 3.19 × 3.56 in
    Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
    Valve gear SOHC 2 valves per cylinder 12 Total valves
    maximum power output (DIN) 176.4 PS (174 bhp) (129.8 kW) at 5800 rpm
    Specific output (DIN) 62.3 bhp/litre 1.02 bhp/cu in
    maximum torque (DIN) 234 Nm (173 ft·lb) (23.9 kgm) at 4200 rpm
    Specific torque (DIN) 83.81 Nm/litre 1.01 ft·lb/cu3
    Engine construction  
    compression ratio 10:1
    Fuel system Bo Motronic M 2.7 fuel inj.
    bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1053.2 kPa (152.8 psi)
    Maximum RPM  
    crankshaft bearings 7
    Engine coolant Water
    Unitary capacity 465.33 cc
    Aspiration Normal
    Compressor N/A
    Intercooler None
    Catalytic converter Y
    Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)  
    Acceleration 0-60mph 7.10 s
    Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.60 s
    Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)  
    Standing quarter-mile 15.70 s
    Standing kilometre  
    Maximum speed 220 km/h (137 mph)
    Power-to-weight ratio 150.65 bhp/ton
    Fuel consumption
    Fuel consumption  
    Carbon dioxide emissions  
    Carfolio Calculated CO2  
    Engine position front
    Engine layout transverse
    Drive wheels front wheel drive  
    Torque split N/A
    Steering rack & pinion PAS
    turns lock-to-lock  
    Turning circle 10.60 m
    Front suspension I.CS.ARB.S.
    Rear suspension TB.TA.CS.
    Wheel size front  
    Wheel size rear  
    Tyres front  
    Tyres rear  
    Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
    Front brake diameter  
    Rear brake diameter  
    Gearbox 5 speed manual
    Top gear ratio 0.84
    Final drive ratio 3.39
    Carfolio.com ID 34210
    Production total  
    Model code  
    Model family Typ 330 (A3)
    RAC rating 24.4
    Insurance classification No information available
    Tax band No information available

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