The VR6 Engine – a Combination Of a “V” Style Engine And An Inline Engine!

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Volkswagen‘s VR6 engines, and the later VR5 variants, are a family of internal combustion engines, characterised by a narrow-angle V engine configuration. Developed by the manufacturer in the late 1980s, evolutions of these engines are still produced by them.

The VR6 Engine – a Combination Of a “V” Style Engine And An Inline Engine!

The Volkswagen VR6 has been used in the VW Golf GTI, Passat, Phaeton, Touareg, Beetle, and many of the golf generations, among others. The VR6 is a bit of combination of a “V” style engine and an inline engine, which is where the name “VR” is derived. This video explains how the VR6 engine works including the layout, firing interval and order, cylinder head, intake and exhaust ports, valvetrain, as well as advantages and disadvantages.

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