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Volkswagen Eos 3.2

(2008 model)

Brief specs of 2008 Volkswagen Eos 3.2

2-door 4-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3188 cm3 / 194.5 cu in / 194.5 cu in, 186.0 kW / 249.4 hp / 249.4 hp @ 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm, 318.7 N·m / 235.0 lb·ft / 235.0 lb·ft @ 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm, automatic 6-speed transmission, front wheel drive, 248 km/h / 154 mph / 154 mph top speed, consumption 9.2 l/100km / 30.7 mpg-UK / 25.6 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2008
ModelEos 3.2Issued until
SerieEosNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)453 l / 16.00 cu ft / 16.00 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2577 l / 91.01 cu ft / 91.01 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)380 l / 13.42 cu ft / 13.42 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4410 mm / 173.6 in / 173.6 inTotal (curb) weight1702 kg / 3752 lb / 3752 lb
Width1800 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height1440 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inLoad capacity30 kg / 66 lb / 66 lb (est.)
Wheelbase2580 mm / 101.6 in / 101.6 inGross (max.) weight1672 kg / 3686 lb / 3686 lb
Track frontTowing weight1500 kg / 3307 lb / 3307 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.71  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.20 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine TypeV engine (V6)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore84.0 mm / 3.31 in / 3.31 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke95.9 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio0.88
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3188 cm3 / 194.5 cu in / 194.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity531.46 cm3/cylinder / 32.432 cu in/cylinder / 32.432 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.9 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power186.0 kW / 249.4 hp / 249.4 hp at 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm / 6300 rpm
AspirationMax. torque318.7 N·m / 235.0 lb·ft / 235.0 lb·ft at 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm / 2500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)74.4 kW / 99.8 hp / 99.8 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output58.3 kW/l / 1.282 bhp/cu in / 1.282 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque100.0 N·m/l / 0.87 lb·ft/cu in / 0.87 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed248 km/h / 154 mph / 154 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio148.6 kW/ton / 112.6 bhp/ton / 112.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)12.4 l/100km / 22.8 mpg-UK / 19.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.1 l/100km / 31.0 mpg-UK / 25.8 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.2 l/100km / 30.7 mpg-UK / 25.6 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions215 g/km / 346 g/mi / 346 g/mi (est.)
  Range598 km / 372 mi / 372 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsTraction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP). Traction control
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle11.0 m / 36.1 ft / 36.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front230/40-HR18Tyres rear
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Eos 3.2

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