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Volkswagen Phaeton V8

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 Volkswagen Phaeton V8

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 8-cylinder 40-valve V engine, 4130 cm3 / 252.0 cu in / 252.0 cu in, 250.0 kW / 335.3 hp / 335.3 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 429.9 N·m / 317.0 lb·ft / 317.0 lb·ft, consumption 13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2004
ModelPhaeton V8Issued until
SeriePhaetonNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)500 l / 17.66 cu ft / 17.66 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)3058 l / 107.99 cu ft / 107.99 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length5180 mm / 203.9 in / 203.9 inTotal (curb) weight2356 kg / 5194 lb / 5194 lb
Width1910 mm / 75.2 in / 75.2 inDry weight
Height1460 mm / 57.5 in / 57.5 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase3010 mm / 118.5 in / 118.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity90 l / 19.8 UK gal / 23.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.72  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.37 m2 / 25.5 sq ft / 25.5 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders8
Engine TypeV engine (V8)Total number of valves40
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder5
Engine constructionBore85.0 mm / 3.35 in / 3.35 in
FuelStroke93.0 mm / 3.66 in / 3.66 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.91
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement4130 cm3 / 252.0 cu in / 252.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity527.73 cm3/cylinder / 32.204 cu in/cylinder / 32.204 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power250.0 kW / 335.3 hp / 335.3 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque429.9 N·m / 317.0 lb·ft / 317.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)100.0 kW / 134.1 hp / 134.1 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output60.5 kW/l / 1.330 bhp/cu in / 1.330 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque104.1 N·m/l / 0.91 lb·ft/cu in / 0.91 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
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 ratio144.3 kW/ton / 109.3 bhp/ton / 109.3 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)15.7 l/100km / 18.0 mpg-UK / 15.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)13.1 l/100km / 21.6 mpg-UK / 18.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range687 km / 427 mi / 427 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle13.0 m / 42.7 ft / 42.7 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65-R15Tyres rear235/55-R17
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Phaeton V8

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