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Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe Type 14

(1962 model)

Brief specs of 1962 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe Type 14

2-door 4-seater coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, 1192 cm3 / 72.7 cu in / 72.7 cu in, 25.0 kW / 33.5 hp / 33.5 hp @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, 84.0 N·m / 62.0 lb·ft / 62.0 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1962
ModelKarmann Ghia Coupe Type 14Issued until
SerieKarmann GhiaNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3940 l / 139.14 cu ft / 139.14 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4200 mm / 165.4 in / 165.4 inTotal (curb) weight820 kg / 1808 lb / 1808 lb
Width1640 mm / 64.6 in / 64.6 inDry weight
Height1340 mm / 52.8 in / 52.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2430 mm / 95.7 in / 95.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity40 l / 8.8 UK gal / 10.6 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.73  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.87 m2 / 20.1 sq ft / 20.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyCarburettorEngine displacement1192 cm3 / 72.7 cu in / 72.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power25.0 kW / 33.5 hp / 33.5 hp at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque84.0 N·m / 62.0 lb·ft / 62.0 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)10.0 kW / 13.4 hp / 13.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output21.0 kW/l / 0.461 bhp/cu in / 0.461 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque70.5 N·m/l / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in / 0.62 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio41.5 kW/ton / 31.4 bhp/ton / 31.4 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 locationrearEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe Type 14

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