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Volkswagen W12 Coupe


type 2S FHC
doors 2

Engine information

Bore × stroke
Cylinders W-12
Displace 6 litre 5998 cc (366.02 cu in)
Engine type SOHC
Valves 4 valves per cylinder | 48 valves in total
Engine construction
Compression ratio 12.00:1
Fuel system EFi
Maximum power 598.2 PS (590.0 bhp) (440 kW) @ 7000 rpm
0-50 mph
0-60 mph
0-100 mph
0-100 km/h 3.50 s
80 - 120 km/h
402 m (Quarter mile)
Standing km
Top speed 350 km/h (217 mph)
Fuel consumption
CO2 emissions
Power to weight ratio 491.67 bhp/ton
Specific output
Maximum torque 620.0 Nm (457 ft·lb) (63.2 kgm) @ 5800 rpm
bmep 1299 kPa (188.4 psi)
Specific torque 103.37 Nm/litre
Maximum rpm
Main bearings 7
Coolant Water
Bore / stroke ratio
Unitary capacity 499.83 cc/cylinder
Aspiration Normal
Compressor type N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y

Dimensions and weight

wheelbase 2630 mm
wheelbase 103.5 in
Length (milimeters) 4550 mm
Length (inches) 179.1 in
Width (milimeters) 1920 mm
Width (inches) 75.6 in
Height (milimeters) 1100 mm
Height (inches) 43.3 in
L:W ratio 1.73
Ground clearance (milimeters)
Ground clearance (inches)
Kerb weight (kilograms) 1200 kg
Kerb weight (pounds) 2646 lb
Weight distribuiton
Fuel capacity (litres)
Fuel capacity (UK Ga)
Fuel capacity (US Gal)


Drag coefficient
Frontal area


Engine location Mid
Engine alignment Longitudinal
Drive &nb
Turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Tyres 255/35 ZR 19
Brakes F/R
Brake ∅ 318 mm
Braked area
Transmission 6M
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio

General information

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

Manual Download

Download 2001 Volkswagen W12 Coupe PDF Manual
W12 Coupe picture
Designer Giugiaro
Year 2001

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