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Volkswagen
Beetle 2.0
(1999)




Basic (general) data

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Marque (make)Image of Volkswagen Beetle 2.0
Volkswagen
SerieBeetle
Model family
ModelBeetle 2.0
Model code
Issued from1999
Issued until
Country of originDE
Number made
Body construction
Body designation

Bodywork

 
Base platform
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)
Bodywork designer
Number of doors2
Number of seats5
Cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Max. cargo capacity (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]
Passenger space (volume) [l / cu ft / cu ft]4180 / 147.62 / 147.62

Dimensions & Weight

 
Wheelbase [mm / in / in]2508 / 98.7 / 98.7
Track front [mm / in / in]1508 / 59.4 / 59.4
Track rear [mm / in / in]1494 / 58.8 / 58.8
Length [mm / in / in]4081 / 160.7 / 160.7
Width [mm / in / in]1724 / 67.9 / 67.9
Height [mm / in / in]1498 / 59.0 / 59.0
Length/wheelbase ratio1.63
Ground clearance [mm / in / in]
Total (curb) weight [kg / lb / lb]1231 / 2714 / 2714
Dry weight [kg / lb / lb]
Load capacity [kg / lb / lb]
Gross (max.) weight [kg / lb / lb]
Towing weight [kg / lb / lb]
Weight distribution (front) [% / % / %]
Fuel capacity [l / UK gal / US gal]55 / 12.1 / 14.5

Aerodynamics

 
Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.38
Frontal area (A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]2.20 / 23.6 / 23.6 (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A) [m2 / sq ft / sq ft]0.83 / 9.0 / 9.0 (est.)
Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph) [kW / hp / hp]20.7 / 27.8 / 27.8 (est.)

Engine

 
Engine Code
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagen
Engine Typestraight (inline)
Engine Type DetailsInline, 4 cylinder
Sump
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)
Fuel details
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)
Total number of cylinders4
Total number of valves8
Valves per cylinder2
Engine Main bearings5
Engine construction
Bore [mm / in / in]82.5 / 3.25 / 3.25
Stroke [mm / in / in]92.8 / 3.65 / 3.65
Bore/Stroke ratio0.89
Engine displacement [cm3 / cu in / cu in]1984 / 121.1 / 121.1
Unitary capacity [cm3/cylinder / cu in/cylinder / cu in/cylinder]496.00 / 30.268 / 30.268
Compression ratio10.5
Fuel supplyEFi
Aspirationnatural
Compressor typeN/A
Intercoolerno
Catalytic converteryes
Max. output power [kW / hp / hp]85.0 / 114.0 / 114.0
Max. output power rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]5200 / 5200 / 5200
Max. torque [N·m / lb·ft / lb·ft]170.0 / 125.4 / 125.4
Max. torque rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]2400 / 2400 / 2400
Maximum rpm [rpm / rpm / rpm]
Coolantwater
Max. net output (power at the wheels) [kW / hp / hp]51.6 / 69.2 / 69.2 (est.)
Specific output [kW/l / bhp/cu in / bhp/cu in]42.8 / 0.941 / 0.941
Specific torque [N·m/l / lb·ft/cu in / lb·ft/cu in]85.7 / 0.75 / 0.75

Transmission

 
Transmission typemanual
Number of gears5
Wheel drivefront wheel drive
Top gear (drive) ratio
Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

 
Power-to-weight ratio [kW/ton / bhp/ton / bhp/ton]92.6 / 70.2 / 70.2
Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h) [s / s / s]7.40 / 7.40 / 7.40
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 0-100 km/h [s / s / s]10.90 / 10.90 / 10.90
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h) [s / s / s]
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in top [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile time [s / s / s]
Standing ¼mile speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Standing kilometer time [s / s / s]
Standing kilometer speed [km/h / mph / mph]
Top (maximal) speed [km/h / mph / mph]185 / 115 / 115
Fuel consumption, City (urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Mixed (combined) [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
Fuel consumption, Euro [l/100km / mpg-UK / mpg-US]
CO2 emissions [g/km / g/mi / g/mi]
Range [km / mi / mi]

Chassis

 
Engine locationfront
Engine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PAS
Steering details
Turns lock-to-lock
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Suspension rearIndependent, Torsion bar axle, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front
Wheels rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes frontventilated disc
Brakes reardisc
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)
Brake diameter front [mm / in / in]
Brake diameter rear [mm / in / in]
Braked area [cm2 / sq in / sq in]
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