Volkswagen T1 Race Taxi with a 530HP Porsche Engine

Swiss Fred Bernhard at 34th Wörthersee GTI gathering of tuners in Austria showed visitors very interesting Volkswagen Bus T1.

It is a model of 1962, in which modifying Bernhard worked for six years, and the result is tuned T1 with six-cylinder engine from the Porsche 911 (993 series).

With two turbochargers in the engine VW T1 Race a Taxi develops 530HP and 757 Nm of torque, it is also paired with a six-speed manual gearbox from a Porsche 996 GT3. It should be noted that the steering and brakes taken from Porsche 993rd.

Thanks to the use of carbon fiber, T1 Race Taxi has a weight of about 1500 kg, which means that the relationship between weight/power 2.8 kg per hp. Maximum speed is about 230 km/h, and finally the fact that the vehicle have BBS 18-inch wheels with 285/30/18 tires.

Author: cars-show

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