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  Volkswagen Passat W8
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:2001 - 2004
Introduced at:2001 Geneva Motor Show
Source:Company press release
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Engine
Configuration 72º W8
Location Front, transversely mounted
Construction aluminium block, aluminium alloy head
Displacement 4,003 cc / 244.3 cu in
Bore / Stroke 84.0 mm (3.3 in) / 90.3 mm (3.6 in)
Compression 10.8:1
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed Fuel Injection
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 271 bhp / 202 KW @ 6,000 rpm
Torque 370 Nm / 273 ft lbs @ 2,750 rpm
BHP/Liter 68 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis unitary steel
Front suspension multi-link, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear suspension torsion bars, coil springs, anti-roll bar
Steering rack-and-pinion, power assisted
Brakes ventilated discs, all-round, ABS
Gearbox Type C90 6 speed Manual
Drive All wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,665 kilo / 3,671 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,703 mm (185.2 in) / 1,746 mm (68.7 in) / 1,461 mm (57.5 in)
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,702 mm (106.4 in) / 1,511 mm (59.5 in) / 1,510 mm (59.4 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.16 bhp / kg
Top Speed 250 km/h (155 mph) (limited)

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