Volkswagen Beetle raced on the Bonneville at record speed

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.

Volkswagen Beetle LSR set the speed record for the model – 328,195 km / h. Dial the speed must be at a distance of a mile (1.61 km)

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.

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