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Volkswagen Scirocco S Coupé

(1975 model)

Brief specs of 1975 Volkswagen Scirocco S Coupé

3-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1457 cm3 / 88.9 cu in / 88.9 cu in, 52.2 kW / 70.0 hp / 70.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 110.0 N·m / 81.1 lb·ft / 81.1 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 162 km/h / 101 mph / 101 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1975
ModelScirocco S CoupéIssued until
SerieSciroccoNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors3
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3880 mm / 152.8 in / 152.8 inTotal (curb) weight800 kg / 1764 lb / 1764 lb
Width1620 mm / 63.8 in / 63.8 inDry weight
Height1290 mm / 50.8 in / 50.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in / 94.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1390 mm / 54.7 in / 54.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1360 mm / 53.5 in / 53.5 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance125 mm / 4.9 in / 4.9 inFuel capacity40 l / 8.8 UK gal / 10.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.62  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.78 m2 / 19.1 sq ft / 19.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore79.5 mm / 3.13 in / 3.13 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke73.4 mm / 2.89 in / 2.89 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.08
Fuel supply1 So carbEngine displacement1457 cm3 / 88.9 cu in / 88.9 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity364.25 cm3/cylinder / 22.228 cu in/cylinder / 22.228 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.2 : 1
SumpMax. output power52.2 kW / 70.0 hp / 70.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque110.0 N·m / 81.1 lb·ft / 81.1 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)10.0 kW / 13.4 hp / 13.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output35.8 kW/l / 0.787 bhp/cu in / 0.787 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque75.5 N·m/l / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in / 0.66 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.97
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.9

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)8.10 s / 8.10 s / 8.10 sTop (maximal) speed162 km/h / 101 mph / 101 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio87.5 kW/ton / 66.3 bhp/ton / 66.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.3 m / 33.8 ft / 33.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Coil springsSuspension rearIndependent, Swinging long trailing arm, Coil springs
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Scirocco S Coupé

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