Baja Karmann Ghia

Baja 1000 Off Road 1964 VW Karmann Ghia with a 1600 cc flat-four

This 1964 VW Karmann Ghia (chassis #6337581) was built in the late 70’s to compete in the 1979 and 1981 Baja 1000. It originally came from the factory with a 1200 cc flat-four but was upgraded or completely swapped for another motor for racing. Sometime between 2013-2015 the racing motor was replaced with a dual … Read more

Karmann Ghia with a Porsche 993 Engine

While doing research I came across an old Jalopnik article about Bader Racing putting a Porsche 993 engine in a VW Karmann Ghia. The engine has a few upgrades giving the car around 321 horsepower. The body is stiffened a little bit to handle the extra power by adding a roll cage. Jalopnik reports the … Read more