Bugster hot rod

Okay, this is just awesome— it’s a VW Beetle riding on a Boxster chassis. A Bug wouldn’t be the first place we’d turn to if we had a Boxster donor car on our hands, but this build is very, very trick. While a bit modern for our liking, the Lamborghini Grigio Telesto paint, satin black trim, and LM-look wheels are tastefully done. Would love to see the disbelieving looks on people’s faces as they get reeled in one by one at, say, a Porsche track day.

From the same continent that brought us the likes of the Ring Mini (VTEC just kicked in, yo!), the 993 Turbo’d Race Taxi, the Cossie-powered Model ‘A’ (still one of the craziest and most impressive things we’ve ever seen), the Alfa V6-powered ’52 Benz, and other mad hot rods, natch.

bugster.at via Ralf Becker

~ by velofinds on April 6, 2011.

3 Responses to “Bugster hot rod”

  1. fantastic.

  2. I love me a wacky swap but you would think with all that work they could have used the older smaller lights. And period-er wheels would have made it even more sleeper. Still cool!

  3. […] to Matt from roadster life for submitting (via Motoring Con Brio via Ralf […]

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