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Volkswagen New Beetle 1.8

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Volkswagen New Beetle 1.8

2-door 4-seater hatchback (liftback) sedan, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 20-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 110.0 kW / 147.5 hp / 147.5 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft @ 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, front wheel drive, consumption 9.6 l/100km / 29.4 mpg-UK / 24.5 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2006
ModelNew Beetle 1.8Issued until
SerieNew BeetleNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typehatchback (liftback) sedanNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)209 l / 7.38 cu ft / 7.38 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4180 l / 147.62 cu ft / 147.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)769 l / 27.16 cu ft / 27.16 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4090 mm / 161.0 in / 161.0 inTotal (curb) weight1264 kg / 2787 lb / 2787 lb
Width1730 mm / 68.1 in / 68.1 inDry weight
Height1500 mm / 59.1 in / 59.1 inLoad capacity416 kg / 917 lb / 917 lb
Wheelbase2510 mm / 98.8 in / 98.8 inGross (max.) weight1680 kg / 3704 lb / 3704 lb
Track frontTowing weight1000 kg / 2205 lb / 2205 lb
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)2.21 m2 / 23.7 sq ft / 23.7 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.4 kW / 22.1 hp / 22.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore81.1 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyTurboEngine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity446.32 cm3/cylinder / 27.236 cu in/cylinder / 27.236 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio9.5 : 1
SumpwetMax. output power110.0 kW / 147.5 hp / 147.5 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque220.0 N·m / 162.3 lb·ft / 162.3 lb·ft at 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm / 2000 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output61.8 kW/l / 1.357 bhp/cu in / 1.357 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque123.5 N·m/l / 1.08 lb·ft/cu in / 1.08 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)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio118.7 kW/ton / 89.9 bhp/ton / 89.9 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)9.6 l/100km / 29.4 mpg-UK / 24.5 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions173 g/km / 278 g/mi / 278 g/mi
  Range573 km / 356 mi / 356 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
SteeringSteering detailsPower assisted steering. Traction control. Electronic stabilisation program (ESP).
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen New Beetle 1.8

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