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1990-1994 Volkswagen Corrado

Volkswagen Corrado – fuse box diagram

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1988 Volkswagen Corrado: a hero of his time

Few people remember the existence of this three-door liftback coupe with a 2 + 2 seating formula. However, it was the Corrado that many preferred over the popular Golf GTI.

Without a doubt, the Golf GTI is one of the most famous and significant cars among automotive legends of all time. They dreamed about him from the school desk and his posters were hung on the walls at home. However, in the late eighties, for 20-30-year-old boys and other fans of sports hatchbacks, Volkswagen released another rather interesting car. It was built on the basis of the Golf GTI.


This car was called the Corrado. Despite the fact that, in fact, he was a hatchback, however, many called him a three-door coupe or liftback coupe. Corrado was distinguished by a swift silhouette and a lower center of gravity than the Golf. So this car was better controlled and could deliver more driving pleasure. Volkswagen commissioned the assembly of the Corrado to Karmann Coachworks in Osnabrück, Germany, which had previously dealt with such things. In particular, which produced Scirocco.

Spoiler raised to 120 km/h

Today we have instant messengers and social networks, but in the days of Corrado, people more often preferred live communication. Mostly in bars. Who knows how many times the owners of this German hatchback coupe have boasted about the rear spoiler of their car, rising to 120 km / h. This operation, by the way, could be performed manually at any other speed by pressing the corresponding button on the toolbar. But not many models were capable of this at that time. Is that a Porsche 911 and a few other cars.

If you are one of those who reproach the Golf for being too strict and serious, then you will surely agree that the Corrado is not at all like that. And although its design is not better, it is definitely bolder.

First of all, due to the proportions of the car. The body of the Corrado seems to be flattened, and the beltline rising to the stern and massive rear roof pillars give the three-door aggression. A rather low front with narrow rectangular headlights and turn signals, as if cloned under them in the bumper, looks rather evil.

G60 and VR6

The scroll supercharger or G-Lader is, in fact, a compressor that increased the output of the 1.8 4-cylinder engine on the Corrado G60. Being connected by a belt to the engine crankshaft, it helped to increase torque at low revs. A maximum of 225 Nm was achieved on such a Corrado at 4000 rpm. The power of the supercharged “four” of 160 forces, together with a low drag coefficient Cx = 0.32, allowed the coupe-liftback to accelerate to 225 km / h and gain a hundred in 8.3 s.


However, the icing on the Corrado cake was the VR6 version. Three-doors with such a nameplate were equipped with a 190-horsepower V-shaped “six” with a cylinder camber of only 15 °. And they sounded amazing! With a torque of 245 Nm, the Corrado VR6 accelerated from 0 to 100 km/h in just 6.9 seconds, and its top speed was 235 km/h. For those for whom dynamics and power were not so important, more affordable options with weaker and quieter engines were intended: with a 133-horsepower 16-valve 4-cylinder aspirated 1.8 and a pair of 2-liter “turbo-fours” (116-horsepower 8-valve and 136-horsepower 16-valve).

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