Thursday, March 1, 2018

Sport Luxury Coupe: 1993 Volkswagen Corrado SLC VR6

The Volkswagen Corrado was a oddball in VW's 1980s/90s lineup.  It somewhat replaced the aging 2nd gen Scirocco, but not really and it wasn't much sportier than a Golf what was it?  A VR6 powered Golf chassis based 3-door with a 179 horsepower 12-Valve VR6 motor...forget the why and just enjoy! Find this 1993 Volkswagen Corrado SLC VR6 offered for $5000 in Las Cruces, NM via craigslist.  Tip from FuelTruck.

 From the seller:

For sale: 1993 VW Corrado VR6. This is a 5 speed manual car. Has original speedline rims. Active aerodynamics work! Runs and drives great! New stereo with Bluetooth (music and phone calls). New hankook tires all around. Neuspeed swaybars front and rear. Bilstien shocks all around. Drilled brake rotors. Momo steering wheel and shift knob. Borla exhaust.

This is a VERY rare, rust free car and it is running beautifully. When was the last time you saw one? Don't let it go, it won't be for sale long...

Videos of the car driving and the rear spoiler working can be found at the links below:

Car is in Las Cruces, and i have a clean NM title in hand. Call or text me at 801-five eight nine-2801.

Please, no scams, I don't need help selling. Thanks!

See a better way to drive something with active aero?


  1. The Corrado is a super sweet car, really cool styling. The high milage has me thinking.
    A fun topic would be - Grenade or Tried and True
    S8 350,000mi
    Does high milage mean that it is a survivor or about to blow you wallet?

  2. Fleetwood T. BroughamMarch 1, 2018 at 9:49 AM

    I love these so much. I was in high school in the late 80's/early 90's, and it was also the pinnacle of my VW fan-dom. When the Corrado SLC came out it was the pinnacle of unaffordable VW holy-grailism for me. I had one spoiled buddy whose dad bought him one new, and I swear their is no 6 cylinder that makes noises as sweet as a VR6 with a cold air intake.

    I'm past wanting one, but I've always thought these should get much, much more respect than they did when new or now.

  3. It's funny, I always thought the Corrado was supercharged and AWD. Was that true of an earlier version?

    1. The g60 was a 1.8 supercharged more common version. AWD - thank God not, they already have enough problems lol.
      Yes, I too want one of these however I would just look like a creepy older person driving it.

    2. I wanted a Corrado. Then I went on the VW forum, and saw all the expensive problems they have. Turbos explode; vacuum leaks, weak engine mounts, a bad shifter cable linkage, defective electronic components, and a brittle plastic casing for the shifter can break and prevent the car from shifting. It’s a money pit. Make sure to have an AAA membership when driving this thing. And the high mileage on this example guarantees big buck motor rebuild & rebuilt tranny, putting you instantly upside down on your investment. Kinda like the old advice: "There's no such thing as a cheap Porsche." Well, there's also no such thing as a cheap Corrado.


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