For Sale: 1981 Caddy with a Mid-Engine Turbo VR6

1981 VW Caddy with a Mid-Engine Turbo VR6

This 1981 Volkswagen Caddy is for sale in Greer, Kansas for $8,000. The truck features a turbocharged VR6 engine sitting in the bed. The engine features rebuilt head, Bosch 440 cc injectors, Walbro 255 fuel pump, GIAC ECU, ARP head studs, and Turbonetics 38 mm wastegate. The owner estimates the engine makes 380 horsepower at … 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

VW Caddy with a Mid-Engine Volvo Turbo Inline-Five

1988 Volkswagen Caddy with a Volvo turbo inline-five

In 2007 Marty Cronvall wanted to build a race car from a 1988 Volkswagen Caddy. He began by building a custom tube chassis in his garage in Bj√§rred, Sweden. Propelling the Caddy is a 2.0 L B5204T inline-five from a Volvo 850 T5 wagon that makes 500 horsepower thanks to a Garett GT3782 turbocharger. The … Read more

VW Caddy with an Audi V8 in the Bed

VW Caddy with a mid-engine Audi V8

The Volkswagen Caddy Mk1 came with a variety of small gasoline and diesel engines. However this Caddy built by Fly Garage in Poland is powered by an 4.2 L Audi V8 and manual transmission located in the bed making it a true mid-engine layout. Since the engine is the back the fuel tank was installed … 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