This 930 Porsche 911 Will Have a McLaren’s Turbo V6 F1 Engine

From 1984 through to 1987, the McLaren Formula One team used a turbocharged Porsche V6 engine, which took them to 26 Grand Prix wins and two World Championships.  The engine, which was financed by Luxembourgian holdings company Techniques d’Avant Garde (TAG), eventually found its way…

Listen to the Weird Harmonics of the Twin Engine Golf

Back in 1987 Volkswagen decided that it wanted to take on Pikes Peak, and to do that it figured the simplest way would be to send the most diabolically complicated Golf ever conceived to Colorado. Why they decided to build the most mechanically complex vehicle…

Pikes Peak meets Techno Classica 2018

It’s the reunion of two legends: Jochi Kleint, rallye ace and driver at Pikes Peak in 1987 and Kurt Bergmann, constructor of the twin-engine Volkswagen Golf from 1987, have seen each other again after 31 years at Techno Classica 2018. Don’t miss any updates, subscribe…

VW’s Last Pikes Peak Driver Welcomes Romain Dumas to the Team

Way back in 1987 Volkswagen decided to do something that only the enormous volume of cocaine being consumed in the ‘80s can explain: build a twin-engine Golf to take on Pikes Peak. Remember, this was in the ‘80s when computers were still, effectively, fancy calculators,…

Find of the Day: Red-Hot (But Not Actually Red) Scirocco

Dreaming of a screaming spring ride? Look no further than our latest Find of the Day: a 1987 Volkswagen Scirocco 16V. And guess what? This one’s not red! If you knew nothing about Scirocco 16Vs and started searching for used one for sale, you’d think…