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  Volkswagen New Beetle Convertible
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Introduced in:2003
Introduced at:2003 Detroit Motor Show
Source:Company press release
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration Straight 4
Location Front, transversely mounted
Construction cast iron block, aluminium head
Displacement 1,984 cc / 121.1 cu in
Bore / Stroke 82.5 mm (3.2 in) / 92.8 mm (3.7 in)
Compression 10.3:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed Multipoint Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 115 bhp / 86 KW @ 5,400 rpm
Torque 172 Nm / 127 ft lbs @ 3,200 rpm
BHP/Liter 58 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis unitary steel
Front suspension McPherson struts, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension torsion beam axle, trailing arms, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion, power assisted
Brakes ventilated discs front, solids rear, ABS
Gearbox 5 speed Manual
Drive Front wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,324 kilo / 2,919 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,081 mm (160.7 in) / 1,724 mm (67.9 in) / 1,502 mm (59.1 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,509 mm (98.8 in) / 1,506 mm (59.3 in) / 1,487 mm (58.5 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.09 bhp / kg
Top Speed 184 km/h (114 mph)
0-60 mph 11.5 s

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