Ads on test: Volkswagen Corrado 16v
While the market lusts after the VR6, this is a prime chance to snap up a 16V for great money.
Cost New £20,000 Price £7995
VW Corrado 16v
On sale at: 57,035
Engine: 1984cc, 4-cyl, SOHC
Transmission: FWD, 5-speed manual
Top speed: 130mph
Choose your VOLKSWAGEN CORRADO
1988: Volkswagen launches the Corrado coupé, which is based on the A2 (MkII Golf/Jetta) platform. The launch engine was a 1.8-litre four-cylinder unit, available in naturally aspirated (134bhp) and supercharged G60 (158bhp) forms.
1992: 1.8-litre four-cylinder is replaced with 2.0-litre engine producing 134bhp. The 2.9-litre VR6 engine produces 187bhp. Mild styling revisions appear too.
1993: The G60 disappears from UK pricelists.
1994: 500 Corrado Storms are produced, 250 in Mystic Blue with black leather interior, and 250 in Classic Green with cream leather.
1995: Production ends.