Reader’s Ride of the Week: One VW, Two Engines

We’ve always been fans of VW Sciroccos, but haven’t seen one quite like this before. Grassroots Motorsports forum member ansonivan has created his own dual-engine, all-wheel drive version of the car, and it’s spectacular. Both 2.0-liter engines push about 145 horsepower. The car’s profile page hasn’t been updated since 2011, but we really hope the car is still alive and kicking.

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EvanB
EvanB UltimaDork
12/19/16 1:28 p.m.

Too bad it just sits around instead of being rallycrossed like it should.

ansonivan
ansonivan Dork
12/19/16 8:52 p.m.

Needs more turbos.

jimbbski
jimbbski Dork
12/19/16 10:18 p.m.

I was at a small autocross held at a small oval track in the Columbus, OH area about 5 years ago and he showed up with the car to run in it. I had heard of the car prior to this so I knew that one existed but seeing it was interesting.

edizzle89
edizzle89 Dork
12/20/16 7:50 a.m.

ive always enjoyed twin engine'd cars just because the noise they make, 2 matching engines going WOT at the exact same RPM makes for some interesting sounds, kinda like when 2 people hum at the same pitch

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