Volkswagen Scirocco is a three-door Coupe manufactured by German automaker Volkswagen, undergoing two generations of development between 1974 and 1992 and again mbulishwe the third generation in August 2008. Scirocco name derives from the Italian word for the Sirocco wind and the period in its history when Volkswagen named vehicles after prominent winds, including also Volkswagen Passat, Volkswagen Golf, Volkswagen Bora, Volkswagen Polo and Volkswagen Jetta.
Volkswagen began work on the car during the early 1970s as a replacement for the aging Karmann Ghia coupe, and designated 53 Typ. Forum Golf and Jetta was used to build new Scirocco, although almost every part of the car was restyled in favor of a sportier drive, and the image of all new style, wrote and Giorgetto Giugiaro, was sleeker and sportier than of either the Golf or Jetta. Launched six months before the Golf, in order to solve the initial problems before production of the high volume hatchback started, the Scirocco went on sale in Europe in 1974 and in North America in 1975.
car changed little before being replaced by the Mark 2 version in 1982. However, the weather became available as an option on the domestic market in August 1975. likely to retrofit the installation, together with a larger battery, was offered to existing owners.
Very redesigned “Mark 2” variant was released in 1982, but remained on the A1 platform. A unique feature of 2 Mark was the location of the center of the rear wing to the rear door glass. update in the middle of the cycle occurred in 1984, which included minor changes in the 1982 model: removed script described “SCIROCCO” rear hatch, new air conditioning compressor, and brake master cylinder with different in-line proportioning valves and light switch mounted on the brake pedal instead of on the master cylinder. Halfway through the 1984 model, the new space was added to the spare wheel, which provides space for a large fuel tank. Leather, power windows and mirrors, air conditioning, sunroof manual were options for all ages. Engine power and torque steadily over recent years. Construction year 1984 saw two wipers return, absent from the 1976 models.
Volkswagen officially announced in June 2006 production of a new church plant model AutoEuropa SCIROCCO Palmela, Portugal. new model, identified by the number of species within 137 or 1K8, is based on the PQ35 platform of the Golf V and was unveiled at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show. It was released in summer 2008 in Europe, with sales in other countries beginning in early 2009. Scirocco MKIII won the “Car of the Year 2008” magazine Top Gear. SCIROCCO 2008 model received five stars from EuroNCAP even after the driver dummy’s head hit the steering wheel because of the airbag “bottoming out”.
Volkswagen Scirocco Motorsports
Within 24 hours of Nurburgring in May 2008, three new Volkswagen Scirocco did very well in the field of over 200, among them many high powered cars, finishing 11th and 15th, with veteran Hans Joachim Stuck driving both cars . direct competitors, two Opel Astra H GTC driven by drivers selected from 18,000 hopefuls in a year of TV covered process, were beaten decision. In the Scandinavian Touring Car Championship, Fredrik Ekblom drives for Team Scirocco biogas. The car is run on biogas and not petrol.
Volkswagen Scirocco Concept
Volkswagen Scirocco Concept car preview of the then upcoming Scirocco III was unveiled at the 2006 Paris Auto Show. Named IROC, from the middle of the four letters of “Scirocco” is used 200 HP TSI engine. Volkswagen Scirocco GT24 is a car for the 24 hour race at the Nurburgring. It has a 2.0 TSI engine rated 325 PS L and 340 Nm 2100 rpm, the DSG transmission.
A study is a prototype based on the Scirocco GT24, after Volkswagen had canceled the production of the Scirocco R32. It has a 2.0L TSI engine rated at 270 hp, twin-clutch transmission with six speeds, brake calipers with four pistons and exhaust system optimized sound with oval tailpipes, polished.