Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1970-71
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Volkswagon Karmann Ghia 1970-71 specifications
Engine
Rearmounted flat 4, ohv, air cooled
Displacement: 1,493cc
Bore: 83.3mm
Stroke: 69.1mm
Compression ratio: 7.2 to 1
Carburettors: 28 PCi, double vaccum
Power output: 45bhp at 3,800 rpm

Transmission
Rear wheel drive
Clutch: single dry plate
Gearbox: 4 speed

Performance
Maximum speed: 87mph
Acceleration: 0-60mph 21.7sec
Overall fuel consumption: 25-30mpg

Brakes
Hydraulic, drums all round

Steering
Worm and roller,
Suspension
Torsion bars, fully independent

Wheels

4.5Jx15 disc, 5.60 x 15 radial tyres

Construction
All metal body on pressed
steel backbone chassis (Beetle base)

Dimensions
Wheelbase: 94.5in
Front track: 50.8in
Rear track: 49.2
Ground clearance: 5.6in
Length:
Width:60.8in
Height:59in
Kerb weight 1,930 lb

Production
Built 1955-71
445,000+ produced
Designed by Luigi Segre