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VW Golf VR6 2.8 (Mk III) specs

Car type Compact
Curb weight 1180 kg (2601 lbs)
Introduced 1991
Origin country Germany
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0 - 100 kph7.6 s
0 - 200 kph44.0 s
Est. 1000 m32.2 s @ 188.0 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph36.4 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph6.9 s
0 - 100 mph18.7 s
Est. 1/8 mile11.0 s @ 77.0 mph
1/4 mile15.3 s
Est. 1/2 mile28.0 s @ 113.7 mph
Est. 1 mile43.7 s @ 124.3 mph
Top speed225 kph (140 mph)
Est. max acceleration0.42 g (4 m/s²)
VW Golf VR6 2.8 acceleration graph

Powertrain specs

Engine type VR6, 12 valves, OHC
Displacement 2.8 l (171 ci)
Power 174 ps (172 bhp / 128 kw)
Torque 235 Nm (173 lb-ft)
Power / liter 62 ps (61 hp)
Power / weight 147 ps (145 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 199 Nm (147 lb-ft) / t
Transmission 5 manual
Layout front engine, front wheel drive

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oerk  8y ago

import motor in mine still standard moves good gave a runx rsi a beating last night

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Pitbullvura  8y ago

I believe that a VR6 Jetta is 14km/h faster on top speed and slower of a sprint due to aerodynamics and weight.

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jamal  8y ago

hi vr buddy. I got a jetta vr6 2.8 exesc. she is a real power house ,i fitted a branch, power flow and venier gear on.she give me 142kw and 265 nm .i kill the v tec in cape town.

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Jeff B  9y ago


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nutty  9y ago

can a vr6 2.8 turbo run out a bmw m3

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jeeten  9y ago

hey guys. I have a jetta vr6 replaced the engine with an import engine. It runs crazy now. Much more power.

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jj  9y ago

later vr6s had more power and are quicker

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nutty  9y ago

vr6 is much faster than mk5 gti

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PELLZ  9y ago

ihave dis car vr6 its crazy and done 070 thousand

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keith  10y ago

utter nonsense. a 1.6L 20v levin with 115kw can smoke this car!

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Matej  11y ago

I agree with Matty, i own vr6 and its even faster than mk5 gti.

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Matty.b  12y ago

Hi. I think the 0-200kmh time is 10sec or more to high. Look at the golf 4motion, it has the same power/weight. The cars weight is also to high, look at carfolio that is more accurate i wud say. Thanks bye.