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Volkswagen Corrado VR6 Specs

Corrado VR6 Engine

Displacement

2861cc

Layout

6-cylinders in a 15° V

(VR6 is “V-Reihenmotor” or “V in-line”).

Installation

Transverse. Front-wheel
drive.  Electronic Limited Slip Differential (through ABS sensors)
below 15mph

Valve gear

2 valves per cylinder,
Single camshaft per bank.

Hydraulic maintenance free tappets.

Bore &
Stroke

82.0 x 90.3mm

Compression
ratio

10.1:1

Peak power

190bhp (140kW) at 5800
rpm

Peak torque

181lb ft (245Nm) at
4200 rpm

Specific output

66bhp/litre

Ignition / fuel

Bosch Motronic fuel
injection, fully mapped ignition, catalytic converter.

Battery V/A (Ah)

12/280 (60)

Alternator, amps

70

 

Corrado VR6  Gearbox

Type

5-speed manual

Ratios

1st 3.78, 2nd 2.12, 3rd
1.46, 4th 1.03, 5th 0.84

mph / 1000 rpm

1st 5.2, 2nd 9.3, 3rd
13.5, 4th 19.2, 5th 23.5

Final drive

3.39:1

 

Corrado VR6  Suspension

Front

MacPherson struts
(Sachs dampers), lower wishbones, coil springs, anti-roll bar.

Track stabilising steering geometry.

Rear

Trailing arms with
track-correcting bearings, torsion beam axle, anti-roll bar.

 

Corrado VR6  Steering

Type

Rack and pinion

Lock to lock

3.1 turns

 

Corrado VR6  Brakes

Overview

Diagonally split
circuits. Brake servo and load-sensitive brake pressure regulator.

Front

280mm ventilated discs

Rear

226mm discs

ABS

Standard

 

Corrado VR6  Dimensions and weights

Length

4050 mm

Width

1690 mm

Width
across mirrors

1824 mm
(approx)

Height
(unladen)

1320 mm
(approx)

Overhang

880 mm
(front), 695mm (rear)

Ground
clearance

129 mm

Wheelbase

2475 mm

Unladen
weight

1210 kg

Kerb
weight

1240 kg

Payload

370 kg

Axle
load limit

930 kg
(front) / 710 kg (rear)

Total
permitted weight

1580 kg

Distribution
f/r

64% / 36%

Turning
circle

10.5 m

Fuel
Tank Capacity

70.0 litres
(14.5 Imperial Gallons)


Corrado VR6  Stock Wheels & Tyres

Wheels

6.5Jx15, 5X100 stud
pattern, ET43 offset.

Tyres

205/50 R15V

 
Corrado VR6  Load limits

Braked 12º
incline

1200 kg

Unbraked

600 kg

Max. roof load

75 kg

 
Corrado VR6
Luggage capacity

Rear seats up

235 litres

Read seats down

810 litres

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