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

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