1986 Volkswagen Scirocco 16v

Volkswagen Scirocco 16v is an automobile that has a 3 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine powering the front wheels. Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a capacity of 1.8 litres. In this application it musters power and torque figures of 137 bhp (139 PS/102 kW) at 6300 rpm and 160 Nm (118 lbft/16.3 kgm) at 4500 rpm respectively. The power is transferred to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual transmission. Claimed kerb weight is 970 kg. It is said to be able to manage a top speed of 204 km/h (127 mph).

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1986 Volkswagen Scirocco 16v information summary

What body style?
3 door fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4050 mm
How heavy?
970 kg
What size engine?
1.8 litre, 1781 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
139 PS / 137 bhp / 102 kW @ 6300 rpm
How much torque?
160 Nm / 118 ft.lb / 16.3 kgm @ 4500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 7.9 s
How fast?
204 km/h, 127 mph

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3 door fixed-head coupé FF 3A 1781 cm3 91 PS 90 bhp 67 kW
3 door fixed-head coupé FF 5M 1781 cm3 114 PS 112 bhp 84 kW 920 kg

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1986 Volkswagen Scirocco 16v data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2398 mm 94.4 inches
Track/tread (front) 1404 mm 55.3 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1372 mm 54 inches
Length 4050 mm 159.4 inches
Width 1630 mm 64.2 inches
Height 1295 mm 51 inches
Ground clearance 105 mm 4.1 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.69
Kerb weight 970 kg 2138 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 Straight 4
Capacity 1.8 litre
1781 cc
(108.683 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 81 × 86.4 mm
3.19 × 3.4 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.94
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
139 PS (137 bhp) (102 kW)
at 6300 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
76.9 bhp/litre
1.26 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
160 Nm (118 ft·lb) (16.3 kgm)
at 4500 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
89.84 Nm/litre
1.09 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast iron block; light alloy head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10:1
Fuel system Bo K-Jet fuel inj.
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1128.9 kPa (163.7 psi)
Maximum RPM 6700 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 445.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 6.1 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 7.9 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 16.3 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 204 km/h (127 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 143.2 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
105.32 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
141.24 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 9.49 kg/kW
15.86 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.50 m
Front suspension I.MS.LW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension SI.TB.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 6.0 x 14
Wheel size rear 6.0 x 14
Tyres front 185/60 VR 14
Tyres rear 185/60 VR 14
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.89
Final drive ratio 3.67
general
Carfolio.com ID38918
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.3
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1986 Volkswagen Scirocco 16v added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.