Modell VW SP1 VW SP2
Engine  
Type internal combustion, 4 cylinders, 4-stroke, flat,
rear-mounted, horizontally-opposed, two by two
Ignition sequence 1-4-3-2
Capacity 1584 ccm 1678 ccm
Bore / Piston stoke 85,5 x 69 mm 88,0 x 69 mm
Compression ration 1:7,2 1:7,5
Valves in cylinder head
Valve gaps

0,10 / 0,15 mm inlet
0,10 / 0,15 mm exaust
adjusted when engine is cold

Maximum power DIN 54 hp at 4200rpm 65 hp at 4600rpm
Maximum power SEA 65 hp at 4600rpm 75 hp at 5000rpm
Maximum torque DIN 110 Nm at 2600rpm 121 Nm at 3000rpm
Maximum torque SEA 120 Nm at 3000rpm 130 Nm at 3400rpm
Lubrication pressure, with pump and oil-cooler
Sump capacity 2.4 litres of oil
Carburadores 2 Solextype, with downdraught jets.
32 PDSIT with acceleration pump
2 Solextype, with downdraught jets.
34 PDSIT with acceleration pump
Petrol feed mechanical petrol pump
Cooling air, by means of a fan
Battery 12 Volts, 42 Ah
Starter motor electric, 12 volts, 0.8 hp
Alternator with regulator, 14 volts, 35 amps
Ignition distribution  with automatic advance (vacuum and centrifuge)
Ignition sequence 1-4-3-2
Timing adjustment 7,5° 10°
Points contact gap 0,4 mm
Spark plugs 14 mm thread
Plug gap 0.6-0.8 mm
Clutch  
Type single dry disk
Pedal looseness 10 - 20 mm
Steering

Steering, on sector axle with hydraulic shock-absorber

No. of turns of steering-wheel from one lock to the other 2,7
Turning circle cerca de 11,25 m
Rear-axle transmission Conical gears with spiral cogs to the differential gambledock, and oscillating half-shafts.
Caixa de mudanças 4 forward speeds, synchro-mesh for forward gears and 1 reverse
Transmission ratio 1.Gear: 3,80:1
2.Gear: 2,06:1
3.Gear: 1,32:1
4.Gear: 0,89:1
R Gear: 3,88:1
Differential transmission ratio 1:4,125 1:3,875
Brakes Main brakes hydraulic, double-circuit on all four wheels rear-drum, front-disk
Chassis  
Front suspension 2 torsion bars with stabilizer
Rear suspension 2 cylindrical torsion bars with compensating bar
Wheels

5,5 J x 14H2 (chapa)
5,5 J x 14 (magnesio)

Tires 185 SR 14
Tire-pressures with
full load
front
rear


1,2 atm
1,5 atm
Wheelbase 2400 mm

Overhang
front
rear


1342 mm
1380 mm
Wights and measures  
Length / Width / Hight 4212 / 1610 / 1158 mm
Distance between chassis and ground 149 mm
Net weight 890 kg
Load 245 kg
Gross weight: 1135 kg
Gross weigh on front axle: 500 kg
Gross weigh on rear axle: 670 kg
Performance  
Maximum speed
(cf DIN 70020)
149 km/h 161 km/h
Hill-climbing ability (measured with
half permissible load)
1st 47,1%
2nd 24,6%
3rd 14,6%
4th 8,3%
Reverse 48,2%
1st 48,4%
2nd 24,9%
3rd 14,9%
4th 8,5%
Reverse 49,4%
Capacities  
Petrol tank 40 litres
Sump 2,5 litres
Air filter 0.4 litres
Transmission (oil change)  3 litres
Brake fluid 0,45 litro
Petrol and oil  
Petrol consumption
(cf DIN 70030)
12 km/litre 12,5 km/litre
Petrol Type A p/1600cm3 Type B p/1700cm3
Oil consumption up to 1 litre for 1,000 km
Years of construction 1972-76
 
 
 
 
 
Achtung!!!
3. Internationales
VW SP-2 Treffen
07.07.2018 - 08.07.2018
in Würtzburg