Friday night at racelegal.com drag racing a 1973 volkswagen karmann ghia with a 2352 and a 1966 volkswagen beetle with a 2187 air cooled engine.
The Volkswagen Karmann Ghia is a 2+2 coupe and convertible marketed from 1955 to 1974 by Volkswagen -- combining the chassis and mechanicals of the Type 1 (Beetle), styling by Luigi Segre of the Italian carrozzeria Ghia, and hand-built bodywork by German coach-builder Karmann.
The Karmann Ghia was internally designated the Type 14. Volkswagen later introduced a variant in 1961, the Type 34 -- featuring angular bodywork and based on the newly introduced Type 3 platform.
Production doubled soon after its introduction, becoming the car most-imported into the U.S. American industrial designer Walter Dorwin Teague selected the Type 14 for his list of the world's most beautifully designed products.
Over 445,000 Karmann Ghias were produced in Germany over the car's production life -- not including the Type 34 variant. Karmann Brazil produced 41,600 cars locally for South America between 1962 and 1975.
The Volkswagen Beetle, officially called the Volkswagen Type 1 (or informally the Volkswagen Bug), is an economy car produced by the German auto maker Volkswagen (VW) from 1938 until 2003. With over 21 million manufactured in an air-cooled, rear-engined, rear-wheel drive configuration, the Beetle is the longest-running and most-manufactured car of a single design platform anywhere in the world.
Karmann-Ghia anniversary 50 years 1955-2005
On the 14th of July 1955 the Volkswagen Karmann Ghia was presented to the
public. Members of the media and business were invited to the Kasino in
Georgsmarienhütte, which is close to the Karmann factory in Osnabrück.
50 years on, Karmann Ghia friends around the world are invited to take part
in these jubilee celebrations at the historical location, invited by the
big Karmann Ghia clubs of Germany with the support of numerous sponsors and
helpers. Georgsmarienhütte is situated a few kilometres south of
Osnabrück in northern Germany.
This is a short private movie of me as participant - it is not the official
video off the anniversary.
1971 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Engine Start
First time starting up the 2333 cc engine (91x84mm) that I installed in my
wife's freshly restored 1971 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia convertible. Yes, I
know my coil is installed upside-down. The after-market wire harness was
installed with too little slack to reach a downward-pointing coil. This is
67 Karmann Ghia Viper V-10 "Blue Mamba"
A 1967 Karmann Ghia with a Viper V-10 motor in it that I shot at the
Detroit AutoRama 2013.....this is one cool Volkswagen...Make sure you
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Hear it run https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NTvzfOzxsdI
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1967 Karmann Ghia V-10 "Blue Mamba" Running SEMA 2013
A 1967 Karmann Ghia the has a Viper V-10 transplanted into it...I first
shot this car at Detroit Autorama 2013...but I was not able to get a clip
of it running....At SEMA 2013 I was able to get this short clip of it
running....very cool....Check it out!!!...Make sure you follow me so that
you don't miss any of the other awesome videos I shot at this show!!
Feature shot at Autorama 2013 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jDQvDUIbGs
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Mustangs vs the world Barona Drag Strip (2) 3-24-2012 Mustangs vs the world
barona drag strip 3-24-2012
ALL CARS WELCOME!!!!!
$10 To Run MVTW Event
First 25 Participants get a FREE MVTW T-SHIRT
RENEGADE RACE #3
2 classes: ELECTRONICS and NON-E
$20 ENTRY PAID IN THE LANES
$20 First or Second ROUND BUYBACKS
OTHER SCHEDULED RACES:
$10 Run for the Money (closest to fail-in without going RED or UNDER
$1 NOVICE GAMBLER
$20 SPORTSMAN GAMBLER
JR. GAMBLER if enough Jrs show up!
TeST and TUNE LANES OPEN ALL DAY!!!!
RACERS: $40 at gate (includes tech card and gate)
SPECTATORS and CREW: Adult $10, Youth 11-16 $5, Kids 10-under FREE!!!
Gates open at 8:00 am
Tech at 9:00 am
FIRST CAR DOWN THE TRACK at 10:00 am
The HCM Special V12 We go for a ride in a Teague designed Marmon
In 1932 Howard C. Marmon tried to save is automobile company with this car.
It wasn't enough. This car was part of the Schoenthaler collection when we
took this ride.
This car was designed by Walter Dorwin Teague. When the Schoenthalers
brought this car to Pebble Beach they invited Mr. Teague. It was the first
time he had seen the car in 70 years.
Volkswagen Baja Bugs! Starting an Off-Road Club with the Iconic Beetles - Dirt Every Day Ep. 23
Ever wonder how to start your own off road club? On this episode of Dirt
Every Day, Fred and his friend Dave start an off road club, buy Volkswagen
Baja Bugs and head to the desert to have a drive like idiots and have fun.
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VW Ghia vs Honda CRX. Bracket racing. VW Ghia powered by Heads up
Dan's slammed Karmann Ghia The Video Volks
Dan Smith owns this beautiful slammed Ghia. A right hand drive UK model
dropped on Fuchs and running a narrowed beam.
Fully restored and on the road. Also currently for sale!
For a full write up on this car check out Airmighty.
Music by The Lock and Keys.
Produced, filmed and edited by PJ Gibbons