Drag Racing 1/4 Mile times 0-60 Dyno Fast Cars Muscle Cars

vintage! The Karmann Ghia | drive it!

It is a heartbreaker of a car, a real dreamboat and possibly the most beautiful VW ever built. However the sporty coupe does have one small drawback. Its design is far racier than its driving performance.The first Ghias were fitted wtih 30 horsepower VW Beetle engines, while later models got 50 horsepower motors. Still, when the Karmann Ghia was introduced back in 1955 this was more than enough to keep vehicles like the Goggomobil and BMW Isetta in check. During it's close to 20 years in production, some 443,000 Ghias were sold. Today this classic car has nothing left to prove. We take a relaxing drive in this stylish milestone of automotive history.


 


More Videos...


A true classic - Karmann Ghia | Drive it!
Wulf Henrichs is a passionate collector of classic cars. He decided to take a risky venture and bought an old classic over the internet for 17,000 euros without even taking a look at it. It's a Volkswagen Karmann Ghia and spent most of its life in the United States. Read more: http://www.dw.de/program/drive-it/s-9690-9798





vintage! The VW-Porsche 914 | drive it!
The moon landing was no doubt the most pioneering event of 1969. But what Volkswagen and Porsche came out with that year also looked to many sports car lovers like something out of this world. The VW-Porsche 914 polarized people -- and still does today. Some consider the car a rotten compromise, others a true maverick. Still the numbers speak for themselves -- some 120-thousand 914s were built, making it the first mid-engine car to rack up six-digit sales figures.





Vintage! Porsche-powered Karmann Ghia | Drive it!
Jochen Bader's Karmann Ghia RS is one of a kind. It's part Volkswagen, part Porsche and a whole lot of fun. He took the sporty body of a 1970 Karmann Ghia and pumped it full of Porsche technology. The result is a Ghia with an output of 321 horsepower and a top speed of more than 300 kilometers an hour. Drive it! home page: http://www.dw.de/program/drive-it/s-9690-9798





compare it! Mercedes Benz Zetros - Fiat Panda Cross: David versus Goliath | drive it!
It's not for the faint hearted. Our two cars will be going head to head in a disused quarry with treacherous water ditches, near vertical inclines and the toughest terrain imaginable.It's big versus small, with the largest production off-roader taking on the smallest. The Mercedes Zetros 6x6 versus the plucky Fiat Panda 4x4. 10.5 tons against 1 ton. 7.2 liters and 240 kW versus 1.3 liters and 51kW. Does the Panda stand a chance or will the giant Zetros make light work of it?





Which car is faster? Which Car is Faster?




Similar 1/4 mile timeslips to browse:

2003 Ferrari Enzo : 10.800 @ 135.000
NA,


2003 Ferrari Enzo : 11.000 @ 133.900
NA,


2004 Ferrari Enzo : 11.200 @ 136.000
NA,


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 11.680 @ 120.890
Wallace White, Engine: 2.2 DOHC, Turbos: Turbonetics T3T4 50 trim stage 2


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 11.680 @ 120.890
Wallace White, Engine: 2.2 DOHC, Turbos: T3/T4 50 trim


1982 Yamaha XJ XJ 1100 Maxim: 12.918 @ 102.946
Rusty,


1982 Yamaha XJ Maxim 1100: 12.918 @ 102.946
Rusty,


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 13.005 @ 103.720
Marc, Engine: Stock, Supercharger: None Turbos: Stock Tires: BFG Drag Radial 225-45-17


1989 Yamaha XJ 600 51j: 13.280 @ 100.000
Csaba Paróczai,


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 13.302 @ 108.640
JL, Engine: TIII 16-valve 2.2L, Supercharger: Why? Turbos: Turbonetics 50-trim T04E/T3 0.63AR Stage III Tires: BFG g-Force Sport 205/60/15


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 13.330 @ 103.710
Marc Ehrenberg, Engine: 2.2L DOHC 16V, Turbos: Garrett TB03 Tires: Dunlop SP5000 Street Tires


1982 Yamaha XJ Seca XJ750: 13.337 @ 98.010
Rusty,


1995 Yamaha XJ 600 Seca II: 13.560 @ 92.504
motorazza,


1992 Yamaha XJ 600 Seca II: 13.770 @ 93.530
defector, Tires: Metzelers


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 14.060 @ 104.000
Mike Kelley, Engine: 2.2L, 16v, Turbos: 1 Garrett Tires: Sumitomo HTR 100s (cheap street radials)


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 14.097 @ 96.720
Me, Engine: 2.2L Turbo III 16V DOHC, Turbos: Garrett TB03 (stock) Tires: Dunlop SP 5000's with 13psi in front.


1989 Dodge Spirit ES Turbo: 14.224 @ 92.280
Bryan Green, Turbos: T03 Garrett


1991 Dodge Spirit RT T3 Garrett Turbo: 14.510 @ 98.940
Tony Arnold, Engine: 2.2L, Turbos: T3 Garrett


1994 BMW 525iT 2,7 Biturbo: 14.803 @ 93.850
Fish, Turbos: K04-023


1991 Dodge Spirit R/T: 14.810 @ 97.000
Tom OFlynn, Engine: 2.2 liter DOHC turbo intercooled,


 


©2015 DragTimes - Disclaimer - Contact Us