Building The Berlin Buick ~ A V8 Volkswagen Beetle

The Berlin Buick ~ A V8 Volkswagen Beetle
 

The “Berlin Buick” started life as a 1956 Volkswagen Beetle and was built by Browns Metal Mods in New York.

The Beetle uses a reinforced pan and rides on a custom independent suspension with RideTech air shocks. A custom tube chassis supports an all-aluminum Buick 215 V8 that produces 250-275 horsepower with a Hilborn injection stack and exhausts through straight headers that exit under the rear windows.

The car’s two tone paint colors are tonic brown and ginger beer…

 
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