A Pro Touring Beetle? | Your Projects

David S.
By David S. Wallens
Aug 31, 2022 | Volkswagen, VW, pro touring, beetle, Your Projects, Builds and Project Cars, Purple Frog

Photography Credit: Chris Tropea

At first glance, GRM forum member Purple Frog’s 1963 Beetle looks stock. Beneath that sheet metal, however, lies a tube-frame chassis and a mid-mounted Jake Raby 2300cc engine. “All real cars are mid-engine,” Purple Frog posted. “CG and all that stuff.”

Read more about this project in the (aptly named) Purple Frog's VW Build thread.

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CrustyRedXpress
CrustyRedXpress GRM+ Memberand HalfDork
8/31/22 8:53 p.m.

It's a pretty great thread (and car).

Pic of the chassis-

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