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.
1969 Karmann Ghia
A 1969 Karmann Ghia that is Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett's first car...he
wrecked it..let it set and rust...than restored it to as good as new 20
years later...a very cool car...guy...and story...I am very honored to be
able to bring it to you..Check it out!!
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.
Turbo VW Bus
Megasquirt fuel injected 2234 turbo bus,
This is the preliminary install before all the body and paintwork is done.
Dynoed in 2009 at just
Hyper Bug 1641cc turbo/nitrous VW Beetle Drag Car
Shot this video this weekend at Farmington, NC. The Hyper Bug has been
around for A LONG time, but this was the first time I have seen it with
this engine - 1641cc, no frills turbo
with Nitrous. I didn't expect much...boy
I was wrong. The car actually went much quicker than this run, but I missed
the first pass because I just didn't realize what I was about to witness!