VW Golf Mk2 with a 600 hp Turbo Inline-Four

VW Golf Mk2 with a 2.0 L TFSI Inline-Four

This Volkswagen Golf race car was built for Karl Schagerl to compete in European hill climb competitions. Powering the Golf is a 2.0 TFSI inline-four built by Ramler Motorsport in Grafendorf, Austria. The company improved the Mk5 Golf based engine with forged internals, dry sump system, custom exhaust manifold and the direction injection replaced with … Read more

4WD Golf Mk2 with a Turbo Hayabusa/VW Engine

Golf Mk2 with a Turbo Hayabusa-VW engine and 4WD drivetrain

This Volkswagen Golf Mk2 is piloted by Franz Probst from Austria and competes in the E1-2000 hill climb class. The 900 kg (1,984 lb) car is very competitive thanks to a 1170 cc inline-four made from a Suzuki Hayabusa motorcycle head and Volkswagen KR block. It produces 376 horsepower at 11,000 rpm thanks to a … Read more

Forge Motorsport’s VW Golf

Forge Motorsport VW Golf

Forge Motorsports purchased a 1982 Volkswagen Golf in 2012 with the intention of showing off their fabrication skills. The team recently rebuilt the Golf with a John Player Special livery. Under the carbon fiber hood is a turbocharged 2.0 L with forged internals that can make 480 horsepower but the team keeps it around 280-320 … Read more

Golf R with a Turbo Inline-Five

VW Golf R with a Turbo 2.5 L Inline-Five

David Lee recently ran multiple 10-sec passes at Santa Pod Raceway in his special Golf R Mk7. Under the hood sits a 2.5 L TFSI inline-five from a 2016 Audi RS3. The engine features an iron-block, CNC ported heads, and a Turbo Engineers TTE625 turbo. It made 622 horsepower (631 PS) and 579 lb-ft (786 … Read more

AWD Golf with 1151 hp Inline-Four

AWD Golf Mk1 with turbo 2.0 L 16v inline-four

Boba Motoring is know for building and tuning powerful Volkswagen Golfs. This time they are back with a video showing a Golf Mk1 they tuned setting a record at Race 1000 half-mil event. Powering the car is a turbocharged 2.0 L 16v inline-four that produces 1,151 horsepower and 1,039 Nm (766.22 lb-ft) connected to a … Read more

VW Golf with a Turbo 2.0 L

VW Golf with a bored and stroked 1.8T

This Volkswagen Golf Mk1 was built by Forge Motorsport in Gloucester, UK. The company started the project’s second phase in March with the goal being more power, less weight, and new racing livery. Always a good recipe for improvement. The engine is a 1.8 T inline-four bored and stroked to 2.0 L (2008 cc). The … Read more