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Beetle with 500 horses

Volkswagen car of Andretti Rallycross team found the final version of the Beetle GRC Rallycross cars, extreme version of the legendary …

Beetle GRC will debuted later this season at Red Bull Global Rallycross
Championship, which will take a Tanner Foust and Scott Speed.

Both drivers do not hide the delight that will drive this car that runs 1.6 TSI turbocharged engine with 544 horsepower.

Beetle will replace the current model, which now uses Polo Andretti team.

“Polo has already proved to be excellent and we are glad that we arrived the car that was specially designed by VW for this competition,” said Scott Speed. “I can not wait to race the car with the number 34, there are no cars that look better than him in the competition,” he said Foust.

Based on the third generation Beetle and designed for GRC, a sequential six-speed transmission with all-wheel drive 7 inch wheels with Yokohama tires 240/640-R17 forward back.

With a weight of only 1,210 hp, not surprisingly, is expected to accelerate from 0-100 km / h in just 2.1 seconds.(US 0-60 mph in 1.7 sec)

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