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 Bréhal, 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

VW Golf with Two VR6 Engines

VW Golf with Two VR6 Engines

On the front and back of this Volkswagen Golf Mk3 is a badge that says VR12. That’s because this hatch has one VR6 in the front and one VR6 in the back. Each engine features a SP Stage 3 block, SCCH ported 12V heads, larger valves, titanium retainers, solid lifters, TT 288 solid cams, and … Read more

VW Corrado with a 1.4 L Inline-Four

VW Corrado with a 1.4 L Inline-Four

Gerald Strasser drives his Volkswagen Corrado in hill climb racing. The 740 kg (1631 lb) car is powered by a 1.4 L inline-four with a Suzuki Hayabusa head controlled by a MBE 9A9 ECU. The engine reaches 11,000 rpm and makes 220 horsepower and 114 lb-ft (155 Nm) of torque. Beside the engine sits a … Read more

Tanner Foust Makes Smoke With his LS7 Powered Passat

Tanner Foust's VW Passat with a LS7 V8

Tanner Foust stopped by the Donut Garage to show off his Volkswagen Passat. The car was built by Papadakis Racing and features a LS7 V8. The team increased the engine’s displacement to 7.3 L (450 ci) and installed a custom 8-into-1 equal length headers. The engine makes 700 horsepower naturally aspirated and another 200 horsepower … Read more