VW drag racing, Outlaw Turbo class, BUG-IN 35, 2010
VW drag racing from the Fontana BUG-IN #35. This is the M-Spec Motorsports Outlaw turbo class, which is also run at the Irwindale Drag Day races. Racers in attendance included Roger Crawford from Heads-Up Performance, in his Nitrous-powered Karmann Ghia, Hector Urias(R.I.P.) running his VW Beetle with the Type 1 transmission, Eric Calabrese in the Red Baron Pro Mod VW, etc. There are also a couple of license passes in this video. Other VW drag racing clips from the event being posted later.
Worlds fastest "streetlegal" beetle (9.03 @ 1/4 mile, 256km/t)
Tor Øyvind Skinnes turbobeetle doing 9.03 @ 1/4 mile at SCC at Gardermoen raceway. This makes it the Worlds fastest street legal beetle. (With standard bottom plate) The Run was improved to 9.01 the next day. (Best time now 8,60)
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 or gravity? Subscribe for more awesome Top Gear videos: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=Topgear Top Gear YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/topgear TopGear.com website: http://www.topgear.com Top Gear Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/topgear Top Gear Twitter: http://twitter.com/BBC_topgear This is a channel from BBC Worldwide who help fund new BBC programmes.
Drag racing turbo beetle 9.18 and 148mph
Spring Nats 2009,Gardermoen raceway Norway.