Volkswagen Scirocco 2008 on


July 5, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on December 3, 2016
Volkswagen Scirocco R (2010)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-60 mph
6
1/4 mile
14.7
0-1 km
25.9
BHP
261 @6000rpm
Torque lbft
258 @2500rpm
BHP per ton
184
MPG UK/US
34/28
Engine capacity CC/CU
1984/121
Engine type
Straight 4 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbocharged
Compression Ratio
9.8:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 16
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
FWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
167.5
Width (in)
71.3
Height (in)
55
Kerb Weight (lbs)
3122
Additional Info: The 2008 on Scirocco is the 3rd generation Scirocco. Also in the line-up are numerous engines including a 2.0 TSI GT/GTS/R Line with either a 197bhp or 207bhp engine, 0-60 in around 7.0 and 6.7 respectively. The Scirocco R is available with manual or a DSG gearbox (the DSG is a little heavier, but also a little quicker).  Racing versions (GT24) with 320bhp 2.0TSI engines have been successful in 24hr racing at the Nurburgring. There has also been a couple of 300bhp compressed nitrogen gas GT24’s, as well as CNG Racing Cup versions with around 220bhp. Facelift and new more powerful and economical engines added in 2014, with the Scirocco R now with 276bhp. In 2016 the 2.0 TSI GT/GTS/R Line got a power increase to 216bhp and a reduced 0-60 time of 6.3 seconds.

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