8-second Volkswagen Beetle
Rod Penrose Racing VW beetle drag car running a new personal best time of
8.17 @ 158mph in Adelaide. The car is powered by a Pauter 3.3L Super Pro
engine and Boosted by a Garrett
VL turbo Nationals / 4, 6 & Rotary -
Adelaide International Raceway, Australia - November 23rd, 2013.
Starting The Phantom Ghia prostock VW
First fire up after engine assembly. The Phantom Ghia is a 9 second 1/4
mile, 1958 VW Karmann Ghia door slammer. Built by Robert Cook or Cooker's
V-Dubs in Clear Spring, Maryland and owned and driven by Rob Schultz.
****UPDATE**** this car now resides in France under new ownership.
Porsche Turbo vs VW Beetle - Top Gear - BBC
The Porsche 911 turbo and an ageing VW
Beetle go head-to-head in an extraordinary one-mile drag race - through the
air! Richard is in the Porsche and must cover the distance on the ground
while the Beetle is dropped from a helicopter. Which will win? The Porsche
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