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

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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

The Racing Monster Called Bugzilla

Bugzilla 1970 VW Bug with a supercharged Ecotec inline-four

The Volkswagen Beetle’s design, weight, and abundant numbers makes it a popular choice for racing. Sean Mckillop agreed when he purchased a 1970 Bug five years ago and transformed it into the autocross monster called Bugzilla. Sean’s goal from the beginning was a street-legal race car with a mid-engine layout. This meant the factory chassis … Read more