Beetle with subaru engine




Beetle with subaru engine

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  • Instead of the factory German designed motor this little Beetle is now powered by a rebuilt Subaru EJ20G imported from Japan. The engine.

    But if you want big power, you'll need the liter turbocharged engine from a Subaru WRX STI. One such Beetle just showed up on eBay, and.

    The suspension and brakes have also been upgraded to handle many times the car's original horsepower rating from the Subaru engine.

    Beetle with subaru engine

    Beetle with subaru engine

    Compare that to the original 36 horsepower unit that was in the car when new Its a show stopper! Under the front hood on the apron you can see the opening for the intercooler ventilation. I only stop by this board every so often so I'm sure alot of my questions would have already been answered.

    Beetle with subaru engine

    Beetle with subaru engine

    Beetle with subaru engine

    Beetle with subaru engine

    Beetle with subaru engine

    Subaru Engines In Beetles - Which engine to choose? - UKRCAR.INFO

    As much as we love the movie car, it has nothing on this one-of-a-kind build currently for sale on eBay. It began life as an ordinary German-spec Type 1.

    At some point, it found its way to the US, and into its current owner's hands in Finally, in , it rolled out of Radium Engineering transformed into a fire breathing monster ready to lay waste to any and all competition. This may be a bit of an exaggeration but look at the thing. It's been completely rebuilt from the ground up, as you can see from the build video. The original 40 horsepower engine has been replaced by the king of four-cylinder boxers, a turbo Subaru EJ25 from an STI.

    Beetle with subaru engine

    The wheels are Porsche Fuchs, and the headlights are also by Porsche. The suspension and brakes have also been upgraded to handle many times the car's original horsepower rating from the Subaru engine. Early pictures show a Porsche inspired whale tail rear wing, but later pictures, including the eBay listing, show the car with a traditional Volkswagen engine cover—though partly open at the top, somewhat like the original Fiat Abarth.

    Despite its high-tech modern underpinnings, the car is amazingly faithful to its original appearance, if you can forgive its significantly lower ride height than stock. It looks rather plain on the outside which makes it a great sleeper, though its Hoosier drag radials tend to give it away.

    Beetle with subaru engine

    The inside is similarly spartan, though there is a full roll cage, and the original speedometer has been replaced with a Porsche tachometer, since that's the only gauge that matters when you're racing.

    Pop open the glove box to reveal a modern looking control panel with numerous buttons and gauges, including the starter. But when you shut the glove box door the original character of the classic interior is intact.

    I grew up in the front seat of my mom's Volkswagen Super Beetle. Herbie the Love Bug was my hero. So you might say I'm a fan, to put it lightly. But Herbie has nothing on this beast. Somebody buy this car before I sell my Jetta Ute , take out a second mortgage, and buy it myself. By Justin Hughes August 1, In case you love flat-four engines and four-wheel-drive, but can't afford a WRX.

    Beetle with subaru engine

    Two of VW's most storied nameplates may be the next casualties of the emissions-cheating scandal. Still pissed you can't buy Ted Bundy's Beetle?

    This might be the car for you. Keep your eyes on the road, pal. You can always go online and check out Beetles when you get home. It might be a rallycross car, but that didn't stop Foust from claiming this public road as his own.

    1974 Super Beetle with Subaru EJ20 Turbo



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