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Volkswagen Bora 2.3

(2001 model)

Brief specs of 2001 Volkswagen Bora 2.3

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), petrol (gasoline) 5-cylinder 20-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2324 cm3 / 141.8 cu in / 141.8 cu in, 110.4 kW / 148.0 hp / 148.0 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 205.0 N·m / 151.2 lb·ft / 151.2 lb·ft @ 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2001
ModelBora 2.3Issued until
SerieBoraNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4180 l / 147.62 cu ft / 147.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4376 mm / 172.3 in / 172.3 inTotal (curb) weight1302 kg / 2870 lb / 2870 lb
Width1735 mm / 68.3 in / 68.3 inDry weight
Height1446 mm / 56.9 in / 56.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2513 mm / 98.9 in / 98.9 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1513 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1494 mm / 58.8 in / 58.8 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.13 m2 / 23.0 sq ft / 23.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.64 m2 / 6.9 sq ft / 6.9 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.9 kW / 21.3 hp / 21.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders5
Engine TypeV engine (Inline, 5 cylinder)Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke90.2 mm / 3.55 in / 3.55 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplyEFiEngine displacement2324 cm3 / 141.8 cu in / 141.8 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity464.80 cm3/cylinder / 28.364 cu in/cylinder / 28.364 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.1 : 1
SumpMax. output power110.4 kW / 148.0 hp / 148.0 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque205.0 N·m / 151.2 lb·ft / 151.2 lb·ft at 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm / 3200 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)62.6 kW / 83.9 hp / 83.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output47.5 kW/l / 1.044 bhp/cu in / 1.044 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque88.2 N·m/l / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in / 0.77 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)6.40 s / 6.40 s / 6.40 sTop (maximal) speed216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio113.7 kW/ton / 86.1 bhp/ton / 86.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.10 s / 9.10 s / 9.10 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 circle10.9 m / 35.8 ft / 35.8 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Bora 2.3

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