2015 VL Destino

The Destino is a road car from VL, with rear wheel drive, a front located engine and a Henrik Fisker-designed 4 door saloon (sedan) body style. The 8 cylinder, overhead valve naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 6.2 litres. It produces power and torque figures of 450 bhp (456 PS/336 kW) at 6000 rpm and 610 Nm (450 lbft/62.2 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively. The engine supplies its power through to the wheels via a 4 speed automatic gearbox.

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VL Destino
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Key facts

2015 VL Destino information summary

What body style?
4 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
5151 mm
What size engine?
6.2 litre, 6162 cm3
How many cylinders?
8, V
How much power?
456 PS / 450 bhp / 336 kW @ 6000 rpm
How much torque?
610 Nm / 450 ft.lb / 62.2 kgm @ 4000 rpm

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2015 VL Destino data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors4
DesignerHenrik Fisker
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 3160 124.4
Track/tread (front) 1692 66.6
Track/tread (rear) 1702 67
Length 5151 202.8
Width 2134 84
Height 1331 52.4
Ground clearance 142 5.6
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer GM
Engine code
Cylinders V 8 in 90° vee
Capacity 6.2 litre
6162 cc
(376.028 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 103.25 × 92 mm
4.06 × 3.62 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.12
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output 456 PS (450 bhp) (336 kW)
at 6000 rpm
Specific output 73 bhp/litre
1.2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 610 Nm (450 ft·lb) (62.2 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque 98.99 Nm/litre
1.2 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium block & head
sump
compression ratio
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1244 kPa (180.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 770.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed
Power-to-weight ratio
Weight-to-power ratio
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 longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering
turns lock-to-lock 2.700
Turning circle
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front 255/35 WR 22
Tyres rear 285/35 WR 22
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 370 mm
Rear brake diameter 365 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 4
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio 3.42
general
Carfolio.com ID440099
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 52.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2015 VL Destino added 2015-10-18.
Last modified 2016-01-12.