VW Golf Mk1 with a 1.9 TDI Goes 9.51 sec

VW Golf Mk1 with a 1.9 TDI turbo diesel inline-four

This Volkswagen Golf Mk1 was built by Diogo Inacio at his company XQmotorsport in in Azueira, Lisboa, Portugal. The engine is a turbocharged 1.9 TDI diesel inline-four featuring a ported head, 2.0 pistons and rods, GT2269RVK turbocharger, Firad +120% nozzles, and 2-stage nitrous system. The car’s best quarter-mile is a 9.511 sec at 232.984 km/h … Read more

AWD Golf Mk3 with a Turbo Volvo Inline-Five

AWD Golf Mk3 with a Volvo Turbo Inline-Five

This Volkswagen Golf Mk3 called “Golvo” was built by owner Joe Bristow. The hatchback is powered by a turbocharged 2.3 L Volvo T5 inline-five making 720 horsepower on 2.2 bar (31.9 psi) of boost from a Blouch billet GT35 turbocharger. The engine features a Volvo S60 reinforced block, Wiseco forged pistons, Pauter forged rods, ported … Read more

Golf Mk2 with a Turbo VR5

Golf Mk2 with a Turbo VR5

This Volkswagen Golf Mk2 was built by KR-Turbotechnik in Gotha, Germany. The Golf was previously powered by a turbocharged VR6 that made 720 horsepower on E85 fuel. However the company replaced it with a turbocharged 2.3 L VR5 (AQN) that makes 844 horsepower on a MME ECU481 ECU. It sends the power to all four … Read more

Boba Motoring Goes 8.472 and Sets World Record

Boba Motoring Golf Mk2 with turbo 2.0 L ABF inlilne-four

Boba Motoring brought their very powerful Golf Mk2 to Public Race Days 2018 at Hockenheimring in Baden-Württemberg, Germany and set a new World Record for fastest VW DSG AWD thanks to a 8.472 sec quarter-mile at 269.05 km/h (167.179 mph). Power comes from a 2.0 L 16v ABF inline-four with a NG-Motorsports CNC porting head … Read more

VW’s Pikes Peak Twin-Engine Golf Climbs Goodwood

VW Pikes Peak Twin-Engine Golf

A few months ago we shared Volkswagen’s restoration of their 1987 Pikes Peak twin-engine Golf Mk2. Two turbocharged 1.8 L inline-four (GTI-based) power the unique race car. Each engine made 321 hp when it raced however they are now detuned to 237-256 hp for preservation purposes. Enjoy the Golf take on the hill at Festival … Read more