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1966 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14) 1.5 (53 Hp)

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Key specs

Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970

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) 1.5 (53 Hp)?8.6 l/100 km
27.35 US mpg
32.85 UK mpg
11.63 km/l
How fast is the car, 1966 Karmann Ghia (Type 14) 1.5 (53 Hp)?132 km/h | 82.02 mph
How much power, Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe 1966 1.5 (53 Hp)?53 Hp
What is the engine size, Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe 1966 1.5 (53 Hp)?1.5 l
1493 cm3
91.11 cu. in.
How many cylinders, 1966 Volkswagen 1.5 (53 Hp)?4, 180° flat V-engine
What is the drivetrain, Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14) Coupe 1966 1.5 (53 Hp)?Rear wheel drive. Internal Combustion engine. The Internal combustion engine (ICE) drives the rear wheels of the vehicle.
How long is this vehicle, 1966 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe?4140 mm
162.99 in.
How wide is the vehicle, 1966 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Coupe?1633 mm
64.29 in.
What is the curb weight, 1966 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14) 1.5 (53 Hp)?870 kg
1918.02 lbs.
What is the gross weight, 1966 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14) 1.5 (53 Hp)?1200 kg
2645.55 lbs.
How many gears, What type is the gearbox, 1966 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14) 1.5 (53 Hp)?4, manual transmission

Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (Type 14) 1.5 (53 Hp) 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970 Specs

General information
BrandVolkswagen
Model Karmann Ghia
Generation Karmann Ghia (Type 14)
Modification (Engine) 1.5 (53 Hp)
Start of production March, 1966 year
End of production March, 1970 year
Powertrain Architecture Internal Combustion engine
Body typeCoupe
Seats 4
Doors 2
Performance specs
Fuel consumption (economy) - combined 8.6 l/100 km 27.35 US mpg
32.85 UK mpg
11.63 km/l
Fuel Type Petrol (Gasoline)
Maximum speed 132 km/h 82.02 mph
Weight-to-power ratio 16.4 kg/Hp, 60.9 Hp/tonne
Engine specs
Power 53 Hp @ 4200 rpm.
Power per litre 35.5 Hp/l
Engine location Rear, Longitudinal
Engine displacement 1493 cm3 91.11 cu. in.
Number of cylinders 4
Position of cylinders 180° flat V-engine
Cylinder Bore 83.06 mm 3.27 in.
Piston Stroke 69.09 mm 2.72 in.
Compression ratio 7.5
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 870 kg 1918.02 lbs.
Max. weight 1200 kg 2645.55 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 1633 mm 64.29 in.
Height 1331 mm 52.4 in.
Wheelbase 2400 mm 94.49 in.
Front track 1311 mm 51.61 in.
Rear (Back) track 1349 mm 53.11 in.
Minimum turning circle (turning diameter) 11.3 m 37.07 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