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Volkswagen GTI VR 6

(2005 model)

Brief specs of 2005 Volkswagen GTI VR 6

2-door 5-seater coupé, 6-cylinder 24-valve V engine, 2784 cm3 / 169.9 cu in / 169.9 cu in, 149.0 kW / 199.8 hp / 199.8 hp @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, 264.4 N·m / 195.0 lb·ft / 195.0 lb·ft, consumption 9.8 l/100km / 28.8 mpg-UK / 24.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)VolkswagenIssued from2005
ModelGTI VR 6Issued until
SerieGTINumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerVolkswagen AGCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats5
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)510 l / 18.01 cu ft / 18.01 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)2492 l / 88.00 cu ft / 88.00 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4190 mm / 165.0 in / 165.0 inTotal (curb) weight1377 kg / 3036 lb / 3036 lb
Width1740 mm / 68.5 in / 68.5 inDry weight
Height1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2470 mm / 97.2 in / 97.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance140 mm / 5.5 in / 5.5 inFuel capacity55 l / 12.1 UK gal / 14.5 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)2.14 m2 / 23.1 sq ft / 23.1 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 constructionBore81.0 mm / 3.19 in / 3.19 in
FuelStroke90.0 mm / 3.54 in / 3.54 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio0.9
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement2784 cm3 / 169.9 cu in / 169.9 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity463.77 cm3/cylinder / 28.301 cu in/cylinder / 28.301 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio10.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power149.0 kW / 199.8 hp / 199.8 hp at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
AspirationMax. torque264.4 N·m / 195.0 lb·ft / 195.0 lb·ft at
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)59.6 kW / 79.9 hp / 79.9 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output53.5 kW/l / 1.176 bhp/cu in / 1.176 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque95.0 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 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 ratio147.4 kW/ton / 111.7 bhp/ton / 111.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)10.7 l/100km / 26.4 mpg-UK / 22.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)8.1 l/100km / 34.9 mpg-UK / 29.0 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.8 l/100km / 28.8 mpg-UK / 24.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range561 km / 349 mi / 349 mi

Chassis

Engine locationEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearSemi Independent
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/45-R17Tyres rear225/45-R17
Brakes frontBrakes rear
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Volkswagen GTI VR 6

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