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Performance Review: Volkswagen-VW Scirocco 2.0 TSI DSG - [2010]

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Volkswagen-VW Scirocco 2.0 TSI DSG - [2010]

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Figures & Specs Summary:

  • Year: 2010 | Type: Hatchback
  • Engine: 1984 cc (121.0 ci) 16 Valve
  • Engine Formation: St4
  • Aspiration: Turbo
  • Fuel Type: Petrol
  • Transmission: 6 speed / Semi-Auto
  • Top Speed: 148 mph (238.1 kph)
  • 0-60 mph (96.6 kph): 6.8 secs
  • 0-100 kph (0-62 mph): 7.0 secs
  • 0-100 mph (160.9 kph): 0.0 secs
  • Power: 209 bhp (155 kW) @ 5300 rpm
  • Kerbweight: 1318 kgs (2905 lbs)
  • Torque: 207 lb-ft (280.6 Nm) @ 1700 rpm
  • Drive: FWD | Engine Location: Front
  • 1/4 Mile (Est.): 15.13 secs @ 90.4 mph
  • BHP Per Ton: 158.5 bhp
  • Torque Per Ton: 157.0 lb-ft
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Volkswagen-VW Scirocco Performance Review.

Introduction:

This edition of the Volkswagen-VW Scirocco 2.0 TSI DSG is the 6 speed / Semi-Auto version and was first brought out in 2010. This was at around the same time as the introduction of the 2011 SSC Tuatara 6.9L V8 Twin Turbo and the 2010 Bugatti Veyron 8.0 litre W16 Super Sport.This particular Volkswagen-VW Scirocco has a 1984cc Turbo Petrol powerplant with 4 cylinders in a St formation.

Caterham 7 620 R 2.0 L Supercharged - [2013] image

Alternative Petrol St4's includes the 2013 Caterham 7 620 R 2.0 L Supercharged

The Scirocco shares its Petrol St4 engine configuration with the likes of the 2013 Caterham 7 620 R 2.0 L Supercharged and the 2011 BAC Mono 280bhp. If you're looking for other fast cars which share the Scirocco's Front Wheel Drive, Hatchback combination then how about the 2020 Toyota Avalon TRD 3.5 V6 or the 2018 Audi A3 RS3 2.5 Turbo.

Power and Weight:

Weighing in at 1318 kgs (2905 lbs) this makes the Volkswagen-VW Scirocco 2.0 TSI DSG in the same weight category as the 2020 McLaren 765LT 4.0 V8 Twin Turbo or the give or take 50kg.

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The Volkswagen-VW Scirocco shares the same bhp with the 2020 Audi TT S Turbo 50 TFSI (225 bhp)

In terms of power the 1984cc 16V St4 engine produces 209 bhp (155 kW) @ 5300 rpm similar to the 2020 Audi TT S Turbo 50 TFSI (225 bhp) or the 2020 Audi A1 Sportback 40 TFSI S tronic S line (197 bhp).

The Turbo St4 throws out 207 lb-ft (280.6 Nm) @ 1700 rpm placing it with cars of similar torque performance figures such as the 2020 Abarth 695 70th Anniversario 1.4 Turbo (184 lb-ft) or the 2020 Lotus Elise Sport 220 1.8 Supercharged (184 lb-ft).

Power to Weight:

If one combines the weight with power or torque performance for the Volkswagen-VW Scirocco you can get a better idea of it's real world performance.

Ford Focus 2.0 ST-3 - [2011] image

The 2011 Ford Focus 2.0 ST-3 (183.5 bhp per ton) has similar Bhp Per Ton stats as the Volkswagen-VW Scirocco.

The Volkswagen-VW Scirocco has a Power to weight ratio of 158.5 bhp per ton and 157.0 lb-ft per ton. Bhp Per Ton figures of the 2010 Scirocco competing with the 2011 Ford Focus 2.0 ST-3 (183.5 bhp per ton) or the 1994 Toyota Celica GT Four ST205 (183.4 bhp per ton).


Power to Weight(cont.):

If you agree with the late great Carroll Shelby then arguably an even better indicator of potential performance, Torque. Use weight as well and you end up with - Torque per ton, with the Volkswagen-VW Scirocco generating around 157.0 lb-ft per ton. If you're curious as to what other cars have as much torque to weight then look no further than the 1993 Mercedes C Class 36 AMG (182.0 lb-ft per ton) or the 1993 Mercedes E Class 400 W124 (182.0 lb-ft per ton).

Acceleration:

With a 0-60mph time of 6.8 secs or a 0-100km/h (0-62mph) of 7.0 secs, this made the Volkswagen-VW Scirocco 2.0 TSI DSG as fast as the 2017 Dodge Charger SXT AWD 3.7 V6 (6.8 secs) the 2015 Renault Megane Energy TCe 205 GT 1.6 Turbo (6.8 secs) the 2012 Mini Cooper John Cooper Works Countrman (6.8 secs) the or the 2010 Alfa-Romeo Brera JTS 3.2 V6 24v (6.8 secs). This Volkswagen-VW Scirocco 2.0 TSI DSG is also faster than the 2015 Audi TT 1.8 TFSI Coupe (6.9 secs) the 2013 Land-Rover Range Rover Sport 3.0 V6 Supercharged (6.9 secs) the 2012 Ford Fiesta ST 1.6 Turbo (6.9 secs) the and the 2009 Ford Fiesta ST185 (6.9 secs).

Audi TT 3.2 V6 Quattro - [2004] image

Quarter Mile time is a close race between the Scirocco and the 2004 Audi TT 3.2 V6 Quattro

When talking about the performance of the Volkswagen-VW Scirocco on the drag strip it can reach a quarter mile in an estimated 15.13 secs @ 90.4 mph. Similar performance down the quarter mile can be found with the the 2004 Audi TT 3.2 V6 Quattro (15.06 secs), the 2013 Lexus IS 350 (15.07 secs), and the 2014 Peugeot 208 Gti 1.6 Turbo 30th (15.07 secs).

Top Speed:

Modern performance cars are often artificially restricted to 155mph. The 2010 version of the Volkswagen-VW Scirocco 2.0 TSI DSG has a maximum speed of 148mph.

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Top Speed of the 2010 Scirocco equals the 2017 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5 Turbo (159 mph)

If maxing out your car on the AutoBahn is your thing and you're wondering what's faster than the 2010 Volkswagen-VW Scirocco 2.0 TSI DSG then how about the 2017 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5 Turbo (159 mph), the 2016 Subaru Impreza WRX STI 2.5 (159 mph), or the 1991 Mercedes 600 SEL V140 (159 mph).

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