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Volkswagen Microbus de Luxe


type MPV
doors 4

Engine information

Bore × stroke 77.00 mm × 64.00 mm 3.03 in × 2.52 in
Cylinders F-4
Displace 1.2 litre 1192 cc (72.74 cu in)
Engine type OHV
Valves 2 valves per cylinder | 8 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 6.60:1
Fuel system
Maximum power
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 27.15 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque
Specific torque
Maximum rpm
Main bearings
Coolant Air
Bore / stroke ratio 1.2
Unitary capacity 298 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2400 mm
wheelbase 94.5 in
Length (milimeters) 4293 mm
Length (inches) 169 in
Width (milimeters) 1778 mm
Width (inches) 70 in
Height (milimeters) 1892 mm
Height (inches) 74.5 in
L:W ratio 1.79
Ground clearance (milimeters) 241 mm
Ground clearance (inches) 9.5 in
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1105 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 2436 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres)
Fuel capacity (UK Ga)
Fuel capacity (US Gal)


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Rear
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive RWD
Steering worm & roller
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle 11.90 m
Brakes F/R Dr/Dr
Brake ∅
Braked area
Transmission 4M
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio

General information

RAC rating 14.7
Number made
Model code
Model family
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available

Manual Download

Download 1960 Volkswagen Microbus de Luxe PDF Manual
Designer unknown
Year 1960

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