1999 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0

This car has a 2 door saloon (sedan) body style with a front positioned engine delivering power to the front wheels. Its 4 cylinder, single overhead camshaft naturally aspirated engine has 2 valves per cylinder and a displacement of 2 litres. In this application it develops power and torque figures of 114 bhp (116 PS/85 kW) at 5200 rpm and 170 Nm (125 lbft/17.3 kgm) at 2400 rpm respectively. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 5 speed manual transmission. Its quoted kerb weight is 1231 kg. Maximum speed claimed is 185 km/h (115 mph).

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Key facts

1999 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 information summary

What body style?
2 door sedan/saloon with 4/5 seats
How long?
4081 mm
How heavy?
1231 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1984 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
116 PS / 114 bhp / 85 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
170 Nm / 125 ft.lb / 17.3 kgm @ 2400 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 10.9 s
How fast?
185 km/h, 115 mph

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2 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1781 cm3 150 PS 148 bhp 110 kW 216.0 CO2 1298 kg

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1999 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater sedan/saloon
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2508 98.7
Track/tread (front) 1508 59.4
Track/tread (rear) 1494 58.8
Length 4081 160.7
Width 1724 67.9
Height 1498 59
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.63
Kerb weight 1231 kg 2714
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 55 litres 12.1 UK Gal 14.5 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.38
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Volkswagen
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1984 cc
(121.071 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 82.5 × 92.8 mm
3.25 × 3.65 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.89
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
116 PS (114 bhp) (85 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
57.5 bhp/litre
0.94 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
170 Nm (125 ft·lb) (17.3 kgm)
at 2400 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
85.69 Nm/litre
1.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 10.5:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1076.8 kPa (156.2 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 496 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 7.4 s
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 10.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 185 km/h (115 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 93.89 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
69.06 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
92.61 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 14.48 kg/kW
24.19 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
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 10.90 m
Front suspension I.MS.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.TBAx.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID76373
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 16.9
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1999 Volkswagen Beetle 2.0 added 2001-03-02.
Last modified 2013-02-28.