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#FlashbackFriday: Remembering the iconic VW VR6 sound

2017-10-20 07:47

Rouel van Nelson

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Cape Town - The Volkswagen Golf Mk3 VR6 is a car that has been debated about for years following its birth in 1992. Many questioned the automaker's thinking in squeezing a slightly angled six-cylinder, 2.8-litre engine into a shell of a Mk3 Golf.

Iconic sound

While some may debate about the lack of low end torque or that of the vehicle being 'overbuilt', many can agree that the VR6 engine produced one of the most iconic engine sounds in automotive history.

The VR6 sound is often described as a deep, smooth and sophisticated, especially in the higher end of its rev range.

Until today, hearing the top end screams from the VR6 is very much unmistakable, with many of this 90's classics still roaming our streets today. 

On this #ThrowbackThursday, we evoke nostalgia while listening to the pure sound of the VR6. Crank up the volume and just listen:

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