1970 Beetle with a 2.0 L Inline-Four

1970 VW Beetle with a 2.0 L ABA inline-four

Mike Speelmon enjoys time spent in his garage working on his 1970 Volkswagen Beetle. The Beetle is powered by a 2.0 L 8v ABA inline-four connected to the factory transmission. Mike’s original plan was to turbocharge the engine but he decided to keep it naturally aspirated. He expects the engine to make 115-120 horsepower and … Read more

Restoring Volkswagen’s Pikes Peak Twin-Engine Golf

VW Pikes Peak Twin-Engine Golf

The last time Volkswagen officially raced Pikes Peak was in 1987 when they entered their twin-engine Golf Mk2. Volkswagen recently restored the twin-engine Golf to celebrate the company’s return to Pikes Peak 2018. A talented team led by design engineer Kurt Bergmann built the Golf in six months. The job of restoring the race car … Read more

2006 Caddy with a Golf R Inline-Four

2006 VW Caddy with a Golf R Turbo Inline-Four

This 2006 Volkswagen Caddy panel van is owned and built by Stephen Gibbons in the UK. The Caddy is powered by a 2.0 TSI inline-four from a Golf R Mk7. The engine makes 500+ horsepower thanks to a REVO IS38ETR turbocharger and Stage 3 tune on 97 RON fuel. The drivetrain is a Haldex 4-Motion … Read more

Golf Mk1 with a 1283 HP Turbo Inline-Four

VW Golf Mk1 with a turbo 2.0 L 16v inline-four

Eugen Funk owns a very powerful Volkswagen Golf Mk1. The small family car is powered by a 2.0 L R4 16v (ABF) inline-four with a NG-Motorsports X34 CNC ported head and PNP-Turbo LM42 turbocharger. The combination made 1,301 PS (1,283 hp) and 1200 Nm (885 lb-ft) on 4.2 bar (60.9 psi) of boost and E85 … Read more

VW Lupo with Two R32 Engines

VW Lupo with two VR6 engines

Ten years ago Biox Performance in Croatia built a Volkswagen Lupo with two 2.8 L VR6 engines. Last year they decided to rebuild the little car and make it even better. They started by stripping it down for body and paint work. Now they are in the process of installing two 3.2 L VR6 engines … Read more

VW Beetle Body on a Porsche Boxster Chassis

VW Beetle on a Porsche Boxster Chassis

Flat Specialities in BrĂ©hal, France specializes in restoring Volkswagen and Porsche vehicles. The company is not afraid of combining the two. They are in the middle of the project that involves installing a Beetle body over Porsche Boxster underpinnings. The Boxster is a first generation model with a 2.5 L flat-six that makes 201 horsepower. … Read more