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Volkswagen Scirocco

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Scirocco

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1390 cm3 / 84.8 cu in / 84.8 cu in, 117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft @ 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 218 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelSciroccoIssued until
SerieSciroccoNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4256 mm / 167.6 in / 167.6 inTotal (curb) weight1271 kg / 2802 lb / 2802 lb
Width1810 mm / 71.3 in / 71.3 inDry weight
Height1404 mm / 55.3 in / 55.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2578 mm / 101.5 in / 101.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1569 mm / 61.8 in / 61.8 inTowing weight
Track rear1575 mm / 62.0 in / 62.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.65  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.34Frontal area (A)2.14 m2 / 23.0 sq ft / 23.0 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.73 m2 / 7.9 sq ft / 7.9 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)18.1 kW / 24.3 hp / 24.3 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder4
Engine constructioncast iron block; aluminium alloy headBore76.5 mm / 3.01 in / 3.01 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke75.6 mm / 2.98 in / 2.98 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.01
Fuel supplydirect petrol injectionEngine displacement1390 cm3 / 84.8 cu in / 84.8 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity347.50 cm3/cylinder / 21.206 cu in/cylinder / 21.206 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.0 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power117.8 kW / 158.0 hp / 158.0 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
Aspirationturbocharged, superchargedMax. torque240.0 N·m / 177.0 lb·ft / 177.0 lb·ft at 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm / 1500 rpm
Compressor type1 turbocharger & 1 superchargerMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)69.7 kW / 93.5 hp / 93.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output84.8 kW/l / 1.862 bhp/cu in / 1.862 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque172.7 N·m/l / 1.51 lb·ft/cu in / 1.51 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel drivefront wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.73
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.65

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed218 km/h / 135 mph / 135 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio124.3 kW/ton / 94.2 bhp/ton / 94.2 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.00 s / 8.00 s / 8.00 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 emissions154 g/km / 248 g/mi / 248 g/mi
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion VPASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent,4 Links, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7J x 17Wheels rear7J x 17
Tyres front225/45 R 17 VTyres rear225/45 R 17 V
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front312 mm / 12.3 in / 12.3 inBrake diameter rear253 mm / 10.0 in / 10.0 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

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