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2012 Volkswagen Beetle by B&B Delivers 320 HP

Since the new VW Beetle uses Golf engines and gearboxes, we expect the vehicle to receive an infinity of tech tuning packages and we are here to talk about such a development. German tuner B&B has developed a set of tech updates for the vehicle, seriously increasing the power.
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2012 Volkswagen Beetle by B&B2012 Volkswagen Beetle by B&B
The 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, which allows the driver to play with 203 hp and 280 Nm (207 lb-ft) when it leaves the factory, has received five stages of power boosting: 240 hp, 250 hp, 265 hp, 295 hp and 320 hp & 420 Nm (310 lb-ft).

Stage 5 consists of a B&B turbocharger, an intercooler system, a complete sports exhaust and an ECU remap. Fitted with this pack, the Bug can play the 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) game in 5.6 seconds and offers a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph), all for a price of EUR8,950.

B&B also played with the 1.4TSI unit, which comes with a stock output of 160 hp, increasing output to 210 hp & 285 Nm (136 lb-ft) or 225 hp & 310 Nm (228 lb-ft) via an ECU remap, or to 240 hp & 340 Nm (251 lb-ft) using a tweaked turbo, a sports exhaust system and a new air intake. The last kit can be yours for EUR5,950.

The tech story goes on with the addition of a set of 19- or 20-inch rims, as well as a beefier braking system that brings massive stopping power.
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About the author: Andrei Tutu
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In his quest to bring you the most impressive automotive creations, Andrei relies on learning as a superpower. There's quite a bit of room in the garage that is this aficionado's heart, so factory-condition classics and widebody contraptions with turbos poking through the hood can peacefully coexist.
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