1998 Volkswagen W12 Roadster Concept


1998 Volkswagen W12 Roadster Concept

1998 Volkswagen W12 Roadster Concept

It is an open topped version of W12 Syncro with red body color, rear-wheel drive. The vehicle was unveiled in 1998 Geneva Auto Show.

length: 4400 mm
width: 1920 mm
height: 1100 mm
wheelbase: 2530 mm
front track: 1634 mm
rear track: 1652 mm
front overhang: 990 mm
rear overhang: 880 mm
engine position: mid longitudinal
drive: rear-wheel drive
engine: 5,600 cubic centimetres (341.7 cu in) W12
rated power: 309 kilowatts (420 PS; 414 bhp)

In Detail

engineVolkswagen W12
displacement5600 cc / 341.7 in³
power313.2 kw / 420.0 bhp @ 5800 rpm
specific output75.0 bhp per litre
bhp/weightbhp per tonne
driven wheelsLongitudinal Mid Engine / RWD
front tires255/40r19
rear tires285/35r19
f brake sizemm / in
r brake sizemm / in
curb weight1200 kg / 2646 lbs
wheelbase2530 mm / 99.6 in
length4400 mm / 173.2 in
width1920 mm / 75.6 in
height1000 mm / 39.4 in
gear ratios:1
top speed~290 kph / 180.2 mph