VW Quantum Syncro Features & Engine

The Quantum Syncro combines the outstanding advantages of permanent all wheel drive with a number of exclusive features.


  • Powerful 2.2 liter, 5 cylinder engine with 115 horsepower.
  • 18.5 gallon fuel tank.
  • Hydraulically operated clutch.
  • Close ratio 016 5-speed manual transmission.
  • Permanent all wheel drive with individual center and rear differential lock engagement.
  • Power steering.
  • Four wheel disc brakes with asbestos free brake pads.
  • Track correcting, semi-trailing control arm rear suspension.
  • Dual brake circuit with self-adjusting hand- brake .
  • Black roof rails, rain channels, window frame trim and wheel housing moldings.
  • Large front spoiler and wide belt moldings.
  • 6J x 14 light alloy wheels with 195 x 60HR 14 tires.

3The Quantum Syncro continues to use the reliable 2.2 liter, 5 cylinder engine used in the GL Sedan. Improvements in the exhaust system, the use of a larger intake air filter housing, and a modified ignition advance curve have resulted in higher horsepower output.




Compression Ratio

HP @ RPM (SAE net)

Max. Torque Lbs.-ft @ RPM

3.19″ (81.0mm)

3.4″ (86.4mm)

136 C.I. (2226cc)

8 5 to 1

115 @ 5500

126 @ 3000