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Car specs, images and ratings Volkswagen 1303 Super Beetle 1973

Volkswagen 1303 Super Beetle 1973
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1973 Volkswagen 1303 Super Beetle

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Model:Volkswagen 1303 Super Beetle
Category:Small city/economy cars
Rating:74.6 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other cars
Main features, safety and ecconomy
Engine size:1599 ccm (97.57 cubic inches)
Fuel type:Gasoline
Fuel city driving:9.4 litres/100 km (25.02 miles per gallon)
Fuel highway driving:8.4 litres/100 km (28.00 miles per gallon)
Drive:Rear wheels
Transmission:Manual, 4-speed
Safety features:3 point safety belts, collapsing steering wheel
Engine and transmission
Engine location:Rear
Displacement:1599 ccm (97.57 cubic inches)
Engine type:Boxer, 4 cylinder
Max rev. per min.:5500
Fuel system:Carburetor. solex 32 pict3
Valves per cylinder:2
Fuel control:Pushrod/overhead valve (OHV)
Lubrication system:Wet sump
Cooling system:Air
Gearbox:Manual, 4-speed
Clutch:Dry plate
Exhaust system:exhaust heat exchangers and stamped steel muffler
Special features:1600cc dualport horizontal four cylinder
Speed and acceleration
Top speed:144.8 km/h (90.0 mph)
Exterior and interior
Chassis type:Sedan/saloon
Chassis material:steel full length sealed floorpan
Max no. of doors:2
Steering, brakes and tires
Steering:manual hydraulic dual circuit breaks
Front tire dimensions:1505.5
Rear tire dimensions:
Front suspension:mcphearson strut
Rear suspension:torsion arm IRS
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