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View Poll Results: Volkswagen Corrado G60
Sub Zero 27 18.37%
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Volkswagen Corrado G60

Today we have this German coupé. It has very good handling characteristics and a rear spoiler that rises when it goes above a certain speed.

Engine: Supercharged I4
Displacement: 1.781 liter
Power: 158 bhp @ 5,600 rpm
Torque: 166 lb·ft @ 4,000 rpm
Drive: FWD
Weight: 1,115 kilo (2,458 lbs)
0 - 60 mph: 8.0 seconds
Top speed: 140 mph (225 km/h)
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

cool. i do like these. if it were the VR6 then it would be sub zero
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

Its a cool car, good looking and pretty rare
I'd prefer the VR6 though.
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

Cool.

Is it as cool as that DC3 though?
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

The best Coupe out there, until the Fiat coupe came along.

Cool, but not as cool as a VR6.
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

I used to have a G60. Although that was a Passat with a BBM G60 modified engine. What a sleeper that was

Corrado was never as good as the Scirroco that preceded it IMHO though
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

any corrado is sub zero for me. ive always loved 'em.
if i didnt have an alfa, this is the car i would probably own. Such a timeless, classic design and can be made to look soooooo perfect very easily.......


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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

Like 'em, but standard - not the pimped up one's in Bacons pics. Remember test driving one & watching the spolier dip up & down and trying to un-stick it on a roundabout - cool. Not sub-zero tho' too many VW freaks into them!
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

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cool. i do like these. if it were the VR6 then it would be sub zero
What he said
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

Cool car.
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

I used to own the 'basic' 2.0 version. Great handling car but with a decent ride. Also suprisingly roomy could just about squeeze four adults in with a good size boot. Even back then very hard to find a good example that hadn't been thrashed/trashed or stolen. I would suspect very few really mint ones left. The G60 is the supercharged version and they where notorious for blowing the charger fairly frequently. My Corrado was great, but after a couple of services at a main VW dealer, I swore I would never have another VW!
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Way cool - especially in that 'arrest-me yellow' colour they did...
 
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i used to have a g60, with a few tweaks. running around 180 brake, it went like stink. sod the vr6 too heavy on the front. it used to shoot big blue flames out the back and the noise of the supercharger was great. would i have another one....yes! over a gtv......no...probably just remembered it used to eat door handles like they were front tyres. 3 snapped in 4 yrs. 45 quid a pop.
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

Just about cool. I'm no VW afficianado but would have guessed the supercharged and rarer(?) G60 would be cooler than a nose heavy but grunty VR6?

I love Willis's comment about the door handles failing. If that was on an Italian car they'd all be pointing it out as another example of shoddy build quality that doesn't compare to VAG/BMW/Merc.
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I was seriously shopping about for a G60 five years ago but I just couldn't find a good un
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So nearly bought a VR6 instead of the GTA.

Has to be a VR6 to be sub-zero though, as others have said.
 
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

I was looking at buying one these around the time I brought my Alfa...

A modern classic for me.
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

Used to have a VR6 some years ago so I'm a bit biased but definitely cool. Would have to be the VR6 to be close to sub zero. Always thought about buying another one as a play thing but now I have my GTA!
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

Great looking car with a hint of the original Scirocco about it.

I had a Mk1 Scirocco GLi - superb car. Still miss it 23 years on.
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Cool car, no doubt.

A car that you probably have to be a petrolhead to 'get'. Your mother in law wouldn't even know what one was.
 
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VR6 for me too
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

, but only just
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Re: Volkswagen Corrado G60

Uncool.
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