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THE SUPERKÄFER -> TECHNICAL DATA -> 1600 ENGINE
Engine Capacity
1584cc
Bore x Stroke
85.5 x 69
Compression Ratio  
Low Compression
6.6 : 1 (AF Prefix)
US Models
7.3 : 1 (AE / AK Prefix)
European Models
7.5 : 1 (AD / AS Prefix from 8-73 / AJ from 8-74)
Power Output  
Low Compression
46 BHP @ 4000 RPM
US Models
47 BHP @ 4000 RPM
European Models
50 BHP @ 4000 RPM
Torque  
Low Compression
98 Nm @ 2600 RPM
(10 mkg / 72 ft lbs)

European Models

104.86 Nm @ 2800 RPM
(10.7 mkg / 77 ft lbs)
Firing Order
1 - 4 - 3 - 2
Carburation (Until 7/74)
Solex 30 PICT - 3, Solex 34 PICT - 3
Fuel Injection (After 7/74)
Bosch L - Jet AFC Injection (Uses AJ case)
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