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Volkswagen 1-litre

(2002 model)

Brief specs of 2002 Volkswagen 1-litre

1-door 2-seater sedan (saloon), diesel 1-cylinder 3-valve single cylinder engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 299 cm3 / 18.2 cu in / 18.2 cu in, 6.3 kW / 8.4 hp / 8.4 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 120 km/h / 75 mph / 75 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2002
Model1-litreIssued until
Serie1-litreNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors1
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3646 mm / 143.5 in / 143.5 inTotal (curb) weight290 kg / 639 lb / 639 lb
Width1248 mm / 49.1 in / 49.1 inDry weight
Height1110 mm / 43.7 in / 43.7 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2205 mm / 86.8 in / 86.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1000 mm / 39.4 in / 39.4 inTowing weight
Track rear810 mm / 31.9 in / 31.9 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacityl / 1.4 UK gal / 1.7 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.159Frontal area (A)1.00 m2 / 10.8 sq ft / 10.8 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.16 m2 / 1.7 sq ft / 1.7 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)4.0 kW / 5.3 hp / 5.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders1
Engine Typesingle cylinder Total number of valves3
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder3
Engine constructionBore69.0 mm / 2.72 in / 2.72 in
FueldieselStroke80.0 mm / 3.15 in / 3.15 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.86
Fuel supplyDirect injection (DI)Engine displacement299 cm3 / 18.2 cu in / 18.2 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity299.00 cm3/cylinder / 18.246 cu in/cylinder / 18.246 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio16.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power6.3 kW / 8.4 hp / 8.4 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque at
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)2.5 kW / 3.4 hp / 3.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output21.1 kW/l / 0.463 bhp/cu in / 0.463 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed120 km/h / 75 mph / 75 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio29.0 kW/ton / 21.9 bhp/ton / 21.9 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 locationmiddleEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, Double wishbonesSuspension rearde Dion axle
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front95/80 R 16Tyres rear115/70 R 16
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen 1-litre

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