Scirocco S (USA model)
In 1980, the Scirocco S was introduced into the American VW range. Mechanically identical to the 1588cc fuel injected standard American spec Scirocco, the S was basically a ‘cosmetic’ special edition. A 5-speed gearbox was optional. › Continue reading
Following on from the Formula V racing series, Volkswagen introduced the one-make Junior Cup series for the 1976 season. In it’s inaugural year of running, 50 specially commissioned Sciroccos were raced using the new for ’76 fuel injected engine.
To silence the doubters -the Corrado was very likely to be the Mk3 Scirocco, so should the new model actually be labelled the mk4?
(note that badge on the rear end!)
VW launched the Iroc concept car on August 24th 2006. Utilizing the Eos chassis and modern VW engines, it was a working prototype of the New Scirocco.
The Scirocco Cheetah was a special one-off hand assembled show car that was built in 1983 for the 1984 Geneva Motorshow. After being displayed, it became the personal car of Mrs. Karmann.
The body was painted in a white Pearl effect as were the Kamei X1 bodykit, mirrors and bumpers. Because it was a show vehicle, it naturally came highly specified with steel sunroof, electric windows and exterior mirrors. A four speaker system audio system came with an electric aerial and fader switch in the centre console. Other features were A/C, power steering, auto transmission and tinted glass.
The full leather interior was of a deep red colour. The steering wheel was also black leather trimmed. Even the sun visors had a leather/velour covering.
The Scirocco Cheetah is unique in that it has the later twin wiper body style with steel sliding sunroof yet retained the old boot floor with the full size spare carrier and small › Continue reading
The Kamei X1 kit was available as an after market item. The majority of it was originally › Continue reading
The 1988 Scirocco Slegato. A mere 127 were produced and they were only available in Canada. They are basically an 8v injection Scala with North American spec headlights and large bumpers. The 14″ Avus alloy wheels (sometimes called “Snow Flakes” in North America) and the body kit are colour coded to the body in either Paprika red(LK3A) or Helios blue(LA5Y). › Continue reading
The Scirocco Wolfsburg Edition of 1983-1985. A special U.S. model, available in Mars red, Black metallic or Zermatt silver. It had the 1.8 litre 8v injection engine producing 90 bhp. This was a non body kit model, nor did it did have colour coded U.S. spec bumpers and mirrors. The leather interior was standard.
The special edition ‘Scirocco Tropic’ was available in 1986. Sales code S712.
It came in a choice of two unique metallic colours. Madison turquoise (LK6T) or Kiwi brown (LP6V). Avus wheels, body kit and mirrors were colour coded to the body, but not the bumpers. It had a wild two tone interior of olive and turquoise.
The Scirocco White Cat of 1985 was somewhere between a GT and a Scala. It came in Alpine white (L90E) with colour coded body kit, bumpers and mirrors. The wheels were standard GT steel rims but painted Alpine white instead is silver. The tailgate spoiler is the smaller early type.