A specially prepared Volkswagen Beetle got LSR prefix (Land Speed Record, with English -. Record speed on the surface of the earth). Car is equipped with two-liter petrol TSI with 550 hp recoil and a peak torque of 571 Nm.
To achieve such performance engine has been significantly reworked: set a new turbocharger, other pistons, camshafts, connecting rods and modified cylinder head. Also, the "Beetle" was a limited-slip differential. In accordance with the rules of a car equipped with "cell" safe racing seat with a five-point safety belt, fire-extinguishing system and two parachutes, used for braking.
In Russia, you can buy a VW Beetle with a petrol engine capacity of 105, 160 and 210 hp The price of the model starts from 1,070,000 rubles.
Recall that in mid 2016 Volkswagen has updated fashion subcompact – were revised bumpers, updated set of rims, and added a couple of new performance versions.