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  • Volkswagen Vento 2.8 VR6

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Key facts

1992 Volkswagen Vento 2.8 VR6 information summary

What body style?
sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4380 mm
How heavy?
1210 kg
What size engine?
2.8 litre, 2792 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, V
How much power?
176 PS / 174 bhp / 130 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
235 Nm / 173 ft.lb / 24 kgm @ 4200 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 7.8 s
How fast?
225 km/h, 140 mph

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1992 Volkswagen Vento 2.8 VR6 technical specifications

Introduction

The Vento 2.8 VR6 is a motor vehicle from Volkswagen, with front wheel drive, a front positioned engine and a 4 door saloon body style.
The 2.8 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder unit that develops 174 bhp (176 PS/130 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 235 N·m (173 lb·ft/24 kgm) at 4200 rpm.
The power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual transmission.
Its quoted weight at the kerb is 1210 kg.
Maximum speed claimed is 225 km/h (140 mph).
1992 Volkswagen Vento 2.8 VR6 data
1992 Volkswagen Vento 2.8 VR6 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2475 97.4
Track/tread (front) 1455 57.3
Track/tread (rear) 1439 56.7
Length 4380 172.4
Width 1695 66.7
Height 1405 55.3
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1210 kg 2668 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders V 6
Capacity 2.8 litre
2792 cc
(170.378 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 90.3 mm
3.19 × 3.56 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.9
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
12 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
176 PS (174 bhp) (130 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
62.3 bhp/litre
1.02 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
235 Nm (173 ft·lb) (24 kgm)
at 4200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
84.17 Nm/litre
1.02 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Bo Motronic M2.7 fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1057.7 kPa (153.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 7
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 465.33 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 7.8 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 225 km/h (140 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 145.8 PS/g
107.23 kW/g
143.8 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.33 kg/kW
15.58 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R Di/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 ID34309
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 24.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1992 Volkswagen Vento 2.8 VR6 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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