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1963 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14) 1.3 (50 Hp)

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Key specs

Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974

What is the body type, Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14)?Coupe, 2 Doors, 4 Seats
What is the fuel economy, Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14) 1.3 (50 Hp)?8 l/100 km
29.4 US mpg
35.31 UK mpg
12.5 km/l
How fast is the car, 1963 Karmann Ghia (Type 14) 1.3 (50 Hp)?128 km/h | 79.54 mph
How much power, Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe 1963 1.3 (50 Hp)?50 Hp
What is the engine size, Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe 1963 1.3 (50 Hp)?1.3 l
1285 cm3
78.42 cu. in.
How many cylinders, 1963 Volkswagen 1.3 (50 Hp)?4, 180° flat V-engine
What is the drivetrain, Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14) Coupe 1963 1.3 (50 Hp)?Rear wheel drive. Internal Combustion engine. The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
How long is this vehicle, 1963 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe?4140 mm
162.99 in.
How wide is the vehicle, 1963 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe?1634 mm
64.33 in.
What is the curb weight, 1963 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14) 1.3 (50 Hp)?830 kg
1829.84 lbs.
What is the gross weight, 1963 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14) 1.3 (50 Hp)?1160 kg
2557.36 lbs.
How many gears, What type is the gearbox, 1963 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14) 1.3 (50 Hp)?4, manual transmission

Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14) 1.3 (50 Hp) 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974 Specs

General information
BrandVolkswagen
Model Karmann Ghia
Generation Karmann Ghia (Type 14)
Modification (Engine) 1.3 (50 Hp)
Start of production 1963 year
End of production 1974 year
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body typeCoupe
Seats 4
Doors 2
Performance specs
Fuel consumption (economy) - combined 8 l/100 km 29.4 US mpg
35.31 UK mpg
12.5 km/l
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Maximum speed 128 km/h 79.54 mph
Weight-to-power ratio 16.6 kg/Hp, 60.2 Hp/tonne
Engine specs
Power 50 Hp @ 4600 rpm.
Power per litre 38.9 Hp/l
Engine location Rear, Longitudinal
Engine displacement 1285 cm3 78.42 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 4
Position of cylinders 180° flat V-engine
Cylinder Bore 77 mm 3.03 in.
Piston Stroke 69 mm 2.72 in.
Compression ratio 7.3
Number of valves per cylinder 2
Fuel System Carburettor
Engine aspiration Naturally aspirated engine
Valvetrain OHV
Engine oil capacity 2.5 l 2.64 US qt | 2.2 UK qt
Oil viscosity Log in to see.Log in to see.
Engine oil specification
Space, Volume and weights
Kerb Weight 830 kg 1829.84 lbs.
Max. weight 1160 kg 2557.36 lbs.
Max load 330 kg 727.53 lbs.
Fuel tank capacity 40 l 10.57 US gal | 8.8 UK gal
Dimensions
Length 4140 mm 162.99 in.
Width 1634 mm 64.33 in.
Height 1330 mm 52.36 in.
Wheelbase 2400 mm 94.49 in.
Front track 1305 mm 51.38 in.
Rear (Back) track 1300 mm 51.18 in.
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) 11.25 m 36.91 ft.
Drivetrain, brakes and suspension specs
Drivetrain Architecture The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
Drive wheel Rear wheel drive
Number of Gears (manual transmission) 4
Front suspension Transverse stabilizer, Torsion
Rear suspension Torsion
Front brakesDisc
Rear brakesDrum
Steering type Worm-reduction unit
Wheel rims size4J x 15