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Volkswagen R32 VR6

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 Volkswagen R32 VR6

2-door 5-seater coupé, 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, 3196 cm3 / 195.0 cu in / 195.0 cu in, 179.0 kW / 240.0 hp / 240.0 hp @ 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm, 315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2004
ModelR32 VR6Issued until
SerieGolf 4Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)396 l / 13.98 cu ft / 13.98 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4180 l / 147.62 cu ft / 147.62 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4180 mm / 164.6 in / 164.6 inTotal (curb) weight1548 kg / 3413 lb / 3413 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1430 mm / 56.3 in / 56.3 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2470 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance110 mm / 4.3 in / 4.3 inFuel capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.69  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.11 m2 / 22.8 sq ft / 22.8 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
FuelStroke96.0 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.88
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3196 cm3 / 195.0 cu in / 195.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity532.01 cm3/cylinder / 32.465 cu in/cylinder / 32.465 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio11.3 : 1
SumpMax. output power179.0 kW / 240.0 hp / 240.0 hp at 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm / 4200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque315.0 N·m / 232.3 lb·ft / 232.3 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)71.6 kW / 96.0 hp / 96.0 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output56.0 kW/l / 1.231 bhp/cu in / 1.231 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque98.6 N·m/l / 0.86 lb·ft/cu in / 0.86 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 ratio157.2 kW/ton / 119.1 bhp/ton / 119.1 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)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front195/65-R15Tyres rear225/40-R18
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen R32 VR6

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