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Volkswagen Corrado G60

(1988 model)

Brief specs of 1988 Volkswagen Corrado G60

3-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 225.0 N·m / 166.0 lb·ft / 166.0 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 225 km/h / 140 mph / 140 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1988
ModelCorrado G60Issued until
SerieCorradoNumber 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

Length4050 mm / 159.4 in / 159.4 inTotal (curb) weight1115 kg / 2458 lb / 2458 lb
Width1690 mm / 66.5 in / 66.5 inDry weight
Height1310 mm / 51.6 in / 51.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2475 mm / 97.4 in / 97.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1435 mm / 56.5 in / 56.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1428 mm / 56.2 in / 56.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.64  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.32Frontal area (A)1.88 m2 / 20.3 sq ft / 20.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.60 m2 / 6.5 sq ft / 6.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.0 kW / 20.1 hp / 20.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
FuelStroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyDigifant fuel inj.Engine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity445.25 cm3/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationsuperchargedMax. torque225.0 N·m / 166.0 lb·ft / 166.0 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeG-Lader superchargerMaximum rpm
Intercoolerair/ airMax. net output (power at the wheels)59.3 kW / 79.5 hp / 79.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output66.1 kW/l / 1.453 bhp/cu in / 1.453 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque126.3 N·m/l / 1.11 lb·ft/cu in / 1.11 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.77
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.65

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.70 s / 5.70 s / 5.70 sTop (maximal) speed225 km/h / 140 mph / 140 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)8.00 s / 8.00 s / 8.00 sPower-to-weight ratio141.7 kW/ton / 107.4 bhp/ton / 107.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.30 s / 8.30 s / 8.30 sFuel 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels front6J x 15Wheels rear6J x 15
Tyres front195/50 R 15 82VTyres rear195/50 R 15 82V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Corrado G60

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