VW Transporter with a Porsche Twin-Turbo Flat-Six

VW Transporter with a Porsche Twin-Turbo Flat-Six

This Volkswagen Transporter (T5) called “TH2RS” was built in 2009 by TH Automobile in Berlin, Germany. In the back of the van sits a twin-turbo 3.6 L flat-six from a Porsche 966 Turbo which makes 638 horsepower (476 kW) and 790 Nm (582 lb-ft) of torque thanks to upgrades by Porsche tuner 9FF. The transmission … Read more

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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

1971 Karmann Ghia with a Prius Powertrain

1971 Karmann Ghia with a Prius Powertrain

Hoopie’s Hot Rods started a new project series. The goal is to install the powertrain from a 2004 Toyota Prius into a 1971 VW Karmann Ghia. That means the little sports car will have a 1.5 L 1NZ-FXE inline-four and CVT automatic transmission when completed. This isn’t their first Prius swap. Their previous project was … Read more