1949 Volkswagen Type 14A Hebmüller

1949 Volkswagen Type 14A Hebmüller

Tony and Allison of T&A Motorcars Collection envisioned a unique triple-black Hebmüller sitting on Porsche rims and a large displacement engine. Words by Alex Arredondo.

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Tuned 3.2-litre engined 255bhp Volkswagen Golf Commercial Mk2

Tuned 3.2-litre engined 255bhp Volkswagen Golf Commercial Mk2

When Gordon Higgins got chatting with William Skelton of Dubnutz about creating something trick for his Volkswagen Golf Mk2 project the two ended up hatching quite the plan! Words: Si McNally. Photos: Ade Brannen.

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Track-ready 450bhp S3-powered VW Golf Mk1 1.8T 20V

Track-ready 450bhp S3-powered VW Golf Mk1 1.8T 20V

So far as race-spec Mk1s go John Rawsthorpe’s S3-powered example is as trick as they come! Words & photos: Jon Cass.

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Tuned R32-powered 256bhp VW Golf II

Tuned R32-powered 256bhp VW Golf II

William Skelton built both the R32-powered Mk2s on this month’s cover, but while this more-door masterpiece is about as subtle as they come the same can’t be said for his lairy van featured later on in the issue. Words: Si McNally. Photos: Ade Brannen.

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350bhp tuned Volkswagen Lupo GTI gets 2.0 TSI with K04 turbo, six-speed gearbox and Mk6 GTI Edition 35 interior upgrades

350bhp tuned Volkswagen Lupo GTI gets 2.0 TSI with K04 turbo, six-speed gearbox and Mk6 GTI Edition 35 interior upgrades

Built as a fitting tribute to his late father, Ray van de Berg’s brought together one of VW’s most potent powertrains with its very smallest of city cars to create this rather insane ‘Lupo R’… Words: Sam Preston. Photos: Ron V.

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Ultimate Volkswagen Golf 1.8T Mk4

Ultimate Volkswagen Golf 1.8T Mk4

Ultimate Mk4 1.8T. Just when you thought you'd seen everything done to a Mk4 Golf. Think again, yeah!   Neil Chapman took some drastic measures to breathe new life into his former daily drive, but since when have the best builds ever taken the easy route? Words: Alex Grant. Photos: Si Gray.

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We’ve created a monster 2019 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4L TSIÒ A7 / Mk7

We’ve created a monster 2019 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4L TSIÒ A7 / Mk7

We’ve created a monster! Our very own Jamie Orr has become something of an Internet sensation seemingly over night and producing show cars like this new Jetta in record time, it’s hardly surprising! Words: Tony Saggu. Photos: VW & Jamie Orr.

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350bhp 1.8T-swapped wide-body Volkswagen Lupo from Sweden

350bhp 1.8T-swapped wide-body Volkswagen Lupo from Sweden

When Stefan Olsson bought a cheap Volkswagen Lupo for commuting, that was good enough for a few years. But his day job in boat-building, coupled with his enthusiasm for horsepower, soon awoke the angry pirate in him… Words: Daniel Bevis. Photos: Patrik Karlsson.

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650WHP R32T 3.2-litre VR6-engined Turbocharged Volkswagen Golf Mk2

650WHP R32T 3.2-litre VR6-engined Turbocharged Volkswagen Golf Mk2

Built to an uncompromising wishlist at Kraftwerx in Nova Scotia, this 650whp wide-arched track car might have its roots in Canada, but it’s a true product of the global Volkswagen scene. Words: Alex Grant. Photos: ECS Tuning.

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Restored Volkswagen Golf Mk1 on custom 16" Ronal R11s

Restored Volkswagen Golf Mk1 on custom 16" Ronal R11s

While air and wheels might seem like a cop out and a new wave car on something older, where less is more, it’s certainly not a bad place to start… Words: Si McNally. Photos: Mike Crawat.

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VR6-powered Volkswagen Caddy Mk1

VR6-powered Volkswagen Caddy Mk1

VR6-powered Mk1 Caddy show stopper and rescued 'Caravan GTI' Mk2 Golf! Kieran Barnett’s Mk1 pick-up may look like a Caddy GTI externally, but there’s more than a fuel-injected four-pot lurking under the hood… much more! Words: Si McNally. Photos: Andrew Thompson.

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APR's TCR-inspired unrestricted 536bhp AWD street-legal race car Volkswagen Golf R Mk7 Typ-5G

APR's TCR-inspired unrestricted 536bhp AWD street-legal race car Volkswagen Golf R Mk7 Typ-5G

APR's TCR-inspired unrestricted 536bhp AWD street-legal race car that you can order and own today! APR SEMA Mk7 APR’s show-stopping Golf R might look like it’s fresh off the TCR series grid but, without the limits of FIA regulation, it’s a road-legal machine that can run rings around the thoroughbred touring cars that inspired it. Words: Alex Grant Photos: APR.

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240bhp 1.8T 20vT-engined Volkswagen Golf Mk2

240bhp 1.8T 20vT-engined Volkswagen Golf Mk2

Chris Keeton bagged Best Mk2 at Edition 38 earlier in the year, so we decided it was about time we put his car in the studio and took a closer look for ourselves. Enjoy! Words: Tony Saggu. Photos: Si Gray.

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Bagged Volkswagen Polo Mk2 Breadvan running 200bhp tuned Supercharged G40-engine

Bagged Volkswagen Polo Mk2 Breadvan running 200bhp tuned Supercharged G40-engine

The Polo breadvan might be a bit of an underdog in Volkswagen circles, but Lance Thompson’s 200bhp G40 super-hatch shows there’s plenty of untapped potential if you’re prepared to stick with it. Words: Alex Grant. Photos: Nick Williams.

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US-spec marvel - 2.8-litre VR6-engined Volkswagen Golf Mk2

US-spec marvel - 2.8-litre VR6-engined Volkswagen Golf Mk2

Hungary as a country doesn’t produce a whole load of feature car material, but when they do pop up they’re usually pretty special… like Gábor Végh’s US-spec marvel! Words: Elliott Roberts Photos: Viktor Benyi.

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Resto-mod Volkswagen Golf Mk1 PD130 engined

Resto-mod Volkswagen Golf Mk1 PD130 engined

When you work at one of the country’s leading bodyshops it’s only natural you’re going to want to build an amazing car. Taking inspiration from the likes of Singer, plus a few UK cars, Alex Downs has built his take on the ultimate resto-mod Mk1. Words: David Kennedy. Photos: Wipdesigns.

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Buying Guide: Volkswagen Corrado Typ 53i

Buying Guide: Volkswagen Corrado Typ 53i

VW Corrado Typ 53i. The Scirocco-that-wasn’t became a significant car for Volkswagen and kicked off its move upmarket in the ’90s. Words: Paul Wager. Photography: Matt Woods.

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Kenwood’s reworked Volkswagen Scirocco MkIII Typ 13 2.0 TFSI with Regal Autosport RSS Stage 1 tuning system and Milltek cat back exhaust system

Kenwood’s reworked Volkswagen Scirocco MkIII Typ 13 2.0 TFSI with Regal Autosport RSS Stage 1 tuning system and Milltek cat back exhaust system

Kenwood’s reworked Scirocco demonstrator may have taken inspiration from an 80’s Le Mans racer, but behind those wide arches and motorsport-inspired decals it’s far from being the stripped-out race car you might expect. Words: Elliott Roberts. Photos: Mark Riccioni.

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Volkswagen Jetta Mk2 1.8-litre 8v Corrado G60 engined

Volkswagen Jetta Mk2 1.8-litre 8v Corrado G60 engined

Generation game. Pick a little old-school influence, mix in a touch of the new way of doing things and finish off with some fresh thinking, that’s Muhab ‘Mo’ Shokat’s Mk2 Jetta. Words: David Kennedy Photos: Ade Brannan.

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Volkswagen Scirocco Mk1 2.0-litre 16v ABF engined

Volkswagen Scirocco Mk1 2.0-litre 16v ABF engined

Smooth Operator. The Euro scene in Japan has one man to thank for its current direction: Junzo Shibatani. And his amazing Mk1 Scirocco demonstrates just why that is… Words: Daniel Bevis. Photos: Tony Matthews.

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