Custom VW Bug with a HEMI V8

Custom VW Bug with a 5.7 L HEMI V8

Justin Johnson only planned to chop the roof on this 1976 Volkswagen Bug at his company Lucky Gunner Garage but after six months of hard work it morphed into something completely different. The project starts with a body chopped six inches, sectioned seven inches, and channeled four inches. It sits on a custom tube chassis … Read more


1969 Beetle with a Subaru Turbo EJ207 Flat-Four

1969 Beetle with a Subaru turbo EJ207 flat-four

Greg Munro enjoys the classic look of the Volkswagen Beetle but not the classic performance. So when it came time to restore his 1969 Beetle, he sent it to Spot On Performance & Fabrication in Slacks Creek, Queensland, Australia to improve the power along with the looks. The engine is a 2.0 L EJ207 turbocharged … Read more

Custom Beetle with a Twin-Turbo Audi 4.2 L V8

Stealth Beetle with a Twin-Turbo Audi V8

Jean Fourie has spent the three years designing and building the V8 Stealth Beetle at his company 3L Engineering in Cape Town, South Africa. Jean started with a 1965 Beetle body that sits over a custom aluminum chassis cut and bent out of five and six mm sheets by Vulcan Steel resulting in a 950 … Read more

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