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Volkswagen Passat GT G60 Syncro

(1990 model)

Brief specs of 1990 Volkswagen Passat GT G60 Syncro

4-door 5-seater sedan (saloon), 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in, 117.1 kW / 157.0 hp / 157.0 hp @ 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm, 225.0 N·m / 166.0 lb·ft / 166.0 lb·ft @ 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, all wheel drive, 216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph top speed, consumption 7.6 l/100km / 37.2 mpg-UK / 30.9 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from1990
ModelPassat GT G60 SyncroIssued until
SeriePassatNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE,US,BR,MX,ZA

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors4
Bodywork typesedan (saloon)Number of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)3680 l / 129.96 cu ft / 129.96 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4575 mm / 180.1 in / 180.1 inTotal (curb) weight1320 kg / 2910 lb / 2910 lb
Width1705 mm / 67.1 in / 67.1 inDry weight
Height1432 mm / 56.4 in / 56.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2625 mm / 103.3 in / 103.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1485 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inTowing weight
Track rear1439 mm / 56.7 in / 56.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity70 l / 15.4 UK gal / 18.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.74  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.29Frontal area (A)2.08 m2 / 22.3 sq ft / 22.3 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.60 m2 / 6.5 sq ft / 6.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.0 kW / 20.1 hp / 20.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerVolkswagenValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
FuelStroke86.4 mm / 3.40 in / 3.40 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.94
Fuel supplyDigifant fuel inj.Engine displacement1781 cm3 / 108.7 cu in / 108.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity445.25 cm3/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder / 27.171 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power117.1 kW / 157.0 hp / 157.0 hp at 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm / 5600 rpm
AspirationsuperchargedMax. torque225.0 N·m / 166.0 lb·ft / 166.0 lb·ft at 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm / 3600 rpm
Compressor typeG-Lader superchargerMaximum rpm
Intercoolerair/ airMax. net output (power at the wheels)60.0 kW / 80.5 hp / 80.5 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output65.8 kW/l / 1.445 bhp/cu in / 1.445 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque126.3 N·m/l / 1.11 lb·ft/cu in / 1.11 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driveall wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.77
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.94

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed216 km/h / 134 mph / 134 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio118.9 kW/ton / 90.1 bhp/ton / 90.1 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h9.60 s / 9.60 s / 9.60 sFuel consumption, City (urban)12.2 l/100km / 23.2 mpg-UK / 19.3 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)9.0 l/100km / 31.4 mpg-UK / 26.1 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)7.6 l/100km / 37.2 mpg-UK / 30.9 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range921 km / 572 mi / 572 mi

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmenttransverse
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.7 m / 35.1 ft / 35.1 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front6J x 15Wheels rear6J x 15
Tyres front205/50 VR 15Tyres rear205/50 VR 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen Passat GT G60 Syncro

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