VW Golf with a Twin-turbo Passat Engine

Take a modern VW Golf and shove as much power as you can while keeping the drivetrain from the same family. That’s the approach German tuning company HGP-Turbo took when creating this beast. They started with the Golf VI R model as the foundation. After all this project was going to make serious power and … Read more

VW XL Sport Is Powered By A Ducati 1199 Motor

Volkswagen recently debuted their XL Sport model which is based on the XL1 platform. Instead of 47 bhp, 800 cc turbo diesel, the XL Sport contains a 197 horsepower V-twin motor from a Ducati 1199 Superleggera motorcycle. The engine features titanium connecting rods, desmodromic valvegear, and magnesium-alloy cylinder head. The Ducati engine only produces 99 … Read more

W12 Powered VW Delivery Van

The Volkswagen Type 147 or more commonly called a Fridolin, was built for commercial work use in Germany’s Post Office. They came from the factory with a 1.2L or 1.3L flat-four engine. This modified version comes from Tilburg, Netherlands with a 6.0L W12 engine and six-speed. The build thread was started in 2005 and has … Read more

Twin-turbo V8 Volkswagen Golf

Just how much muscle can you squeeze into a small car? If you regularly follow this site you will know that there is no limit given enough time and effort/money. This story of this Volkswagen Golf R32 would indicate it had plenty of all three. The Golf was originally built by Peter Steinwandt of PSW … Read more

Volkswagen Truck with a Ford V8

Volkswagen created this 1981 VW Caddy Sportruck by essentially taking a Golf MK1 and sticking a bed on it. Because of this it came with a small 1.5-1.8 L engine and FWD. The owner of this particular Caddy converted it to RWD and installed a much larger Ford Triton 5.4 L V8. The transmission is … Read more