FlightService HalfDork
June 4, 2011 9:49 a.m.

mad_machine SuperDork
June 4, 2011 9:50 a.m.

but it holds a lot for the Home Depot run!

carguy123 SuperDork
June 4, 2011 9:57 a.m.

Saying something is the most ugly 911 ever is a bold statement since the 911 ranks right up there with the Edsel, but somehow I think you may be right!

Duke SuperDork
June 4, 2011 10:34 a.m.

Are we sure it's not a Beetle Bus with a 911 drivetrain installed? I've ridden in one of those...

mad_machine SuperDork
June 4, 2011 11:05 a.m.
carguy123 wrote: Saying something is the most ugly 911 ever is a bold statement since the 911 ranks right up there with the Edsel, but somehow I think you may be right!

wow.. that's some pretty damning praise

integraguy Dork
June 4, 2011 3:08 p.m.

"..........since the 911 ranks right up there with the Edsel."

Is an Edsel REALLY any more ugly than a contemporary ('58-60) Buick or Pontiac? Okay, except for the '58 Buick, bad examples. But considering the numbers sold for each brand versus period of sales involved (3 years versus nearly 50) you would have to say the 911 "appears" timeless/classic.

Since the title (probably?) states this is a VW and not a Porsche, the real headline should read something along the lines of :

Fastest VW van powered by an air-cooled engine.

audifan Reader
June 4, 2011 9:02 p.m.

That vanagon is water-cooled so technically it aint no 911!

June 4, 2011 9:17 p.m.

I guess a pop top westy could be considered a convertible...

neckromacr Reader
June 5, 2011 9:05 a.m.
racinginc215 wrote: I thought the SUV 911 was the Cayenne, So this is a Cayenne right?

The early editions did not score well in Yuppie test groups, despite their superior cargo capacity for soccer children.

dean1484 SuperDork
June 5, 2011 9:18 a.m.

Oh I think they can be made quite nice

You'll need to log in to post.

Also on Grassroots Motorsports

Follow Us to the Nürburgring

2 days ago in News

Follow along as James Clay from BimmerWorld contests his first ADAC Zurich 24-Hour race at the Nürburgring.

Shark Bite: Back in 1997, Hyundai Was Into Rally

2 days ago in Articles

A Hyundai Tiburon as a rally car?

You Need This: Mazda RX-7 Turbo II Roller

2 days ago in News

What would you do with an empty RX-7 tub?

From the GRM Vault: Our First Drive of the Original BMW M3

3 days ago in Articles

We tested BMW's E30-chassis M3 back in 1989. Here's what we thought.

Great Moments in $2000 Challenge History: Minor Gasser

3 days ago in Articles

Here's what happens when you put a Chevy 350 in a Morris Minor.

What’s the Soonest That You Have Raced Your New Purchase?

3 days ago in News

This BMW M3 was wearing numbers 24 hours after getting registered.

You Need This: 2005 Lotus Elise

4 days ago in News

A Lotus Elise looks so right in British Racing Green.

2017 Mazda MX-5 RF

4 days ago in New Car Reviews

We're big fans of the Mazda MX-5. Now Mazda went and put a retractable fastback on their fourth-generation car. So, ...

Project Ramp Truck: Installing Sound Deadening

4 days ago in Project Cars

Time to cut down on heat and road noise making its way into the cab.

Eric Foss Sets Fastest Time Ever at the Tire Rack Ultimate Track Car Challenge

5 days ago in News

47 of the country's fastest cars battled it out for track supremacy.

Who Wants to Design the Next GRM T-Shirt?

5 days ago in News

Blipshift is involved, so you know that it will be cool.

Reader's Ride of the Week: Improving Upon the Ultimate Driving Machine

5 days ago in News

This E36-chassis M3 just keeps getting better.

OUR SPONSORS

Grassroots Motorsports Magazine

Subscribe Today

Also get your instant access to the digital edition of Grassroots Motorsports Magazine!

Learn More
3HYF2ME1qentHUvJeLksYhu67u2Xm0sp