Key facts

1992 Volkswagen Corrado VR6 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4050 mm
How heavy?
1240 kg
What size engine?
2.9 litre, 2861 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
190 PS / 187 bhp / 139 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
245 Nm / 181 ft.lb / 25 kgm @ 4200 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.40 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.90 s
How fast?
233 km/h, 145 mph

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1992 Volkswagen Corrado VR6 technical specifications

Introduction

The Volkswagen Corrado VR6 is a 3 door coupé style road car with a front mounted engine supplying power to the front wheels.
Its 2.9 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that produces 187 bhp (190 PS/139 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 245 N·m (181 lb·ft/25 kgm) at 4200 rpm.
The engine delivers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission.
Stated weight at the kerb is 1240 kg.
Maximum speed quoted is 233 km/h or 145 mph.
1992 Volkswagen Corrado VR6 data
1992 Volkswagen Corrado VR6 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2470 97.2
Track/tread (front) 1425 56.1
Track/tread (rear) 1380 54.3
Length 4050 159.4
Width 1796 70.7
Height 1310 51.6
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.64
Kerb weight 1240 kg 2734 lb
Weight distribution 58.00 % front
fuel tank capacity 70 litres 15.4 UK Gal 18.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.320
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders V 6 in 15° vee
Capacity 2.9 litre
2861 cc
(174.589 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82 × 90.3 mm
3.23 × 3.56 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.91
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
190 PS (187 bhp) (139 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
65.4 bhp/litre
1.07 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
245 Nm (181 ft·lb) (25 kgm)
at 4200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
85.63 Nm/litre
1.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic M 2.7 fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1076.1 kPa (156.1 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 476.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.40 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.90 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 15.10 s
Standing kilometre 27.50 s
Maximum speed 233 km/h (145 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 152.9 PS/g
112.46 kW/g
150.81 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.89 kg/kW
14.85 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.TB.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 205/50 R 15 85 V
Tyres rear 205/50 R 15 85 V
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.84
Final drive ratio 3.39
general
Carfolio.com ID17545
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 25.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Volkswagen Corrado VR6 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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