|Quote, originally posted by donlj »|
|Just a question, why everybody talk about the V6 and VR6 as the same engine... what I mean is that some people have a V6 and talked about their cars as VR6 and in a few pics is like "pics of my VR6" and it's the V6! |
As a lot of you probably know, the R in the VR6 is a kind of engine not only a name for the car...
and as in Europe we don't have VR6 in the golf IV, is sometimes difficult to understand... and what is the difference between the 3 names you use: VR6 24 & V6 24v & VR6 12v ?? thanks
In the U.S. the 15 degree 6 cylinder engine in the Corrado ,GTI , Jetta ,B4 Passat and Eurovan has always been knwon as the VR6 for V-rehienn(sp?) 6...meaning V inline 6, and it has a nice (loyal) following... From it's introduction it was a 12V until the 24V made it's debut in Europe... In Europe it is known as the 24V V6 or V6 4 motion as most cars are badged that way...over here, even the new 24V VR6s(same engine you guys have) carry the VR6 badge on the trunk except the GLI.
When talking to a car enthusiasts if you just mention your car has a V6 you could be refering to any number of cars, but if you mention your car has a VR6 there is no doubt you are talking about a DUB.