A Mad Car Fanatics built a VW Golf that can Wipe Out a Bugatti Veyron

Probably many of you will challenge an old VW Golf to a race, without thinking much about it. But, maybe you should think twice, because it can be much more faster and powerful than it looks like.  There are a lot of Golf’s like this one, which are wolfs in sheep’s clothing. And for this one, we could say: a dinosaur in sheep’s clothing.

If Golf R was manufactured in 80’s, then it would have looked like this VW Golf MK2. This second-generation model was tuned in Germany by Boba Motoring. They decided to replace the stock engine of the humble hatchback with a 2.0l 4 cylinder, 16 valves turbocharged engine taken from GOLF GTI MK3. And this was only the beginning of one great and interesting project.

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After uncounted modifications, the guys from Boba Motoring managed to built a car that can wipe out even a Bugatti Veyron. The result: 806 pound-feet of torque and 1,233 horsepower. You will ask probably: What kind of modifications they did to achieve this figures ?

Let’s start with the upgraded cams, a gigantic turbo, re-mapped ECU, bigger injectors as well as strengthen connecting rods, pistons and valves to handle the extra grunt. Well, have anyone ever tried to tune a 2.0l engine to a 4 digits figures?

All this power is channeled to all 4 wheels and transmitted through a 6-speed manual. The figures show 8.6 seconds for 1/4 mile at 174 mph. The weight of this beast is 2,600 pounds. A jaw-dropping performance figures, you’ll agree. But the best thing about this Golf is that it looks like a tired old stock VW Golf.

From outside, there is no air diffuser underneath the rear bumper, no air vents and no spoilers. And inside, the same story – nothing unusual except for the additional switches and a speedometer that goes up to 186 miles per hour (300 km/h).

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