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Volkswagen Beetle’s Air-Cooled and Turbocharged Engine

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This Volkswagen Beetle cost owner Steve Dalton $600 when he bought it back in high school for use as a daily driver. Every year since he’s owned the car, the Beetle and its engine have gotten some sort of performance upgrade to the point that it is at now. Steve is a regular on the drag-and-drive scene, and we caught up with him at Sick Week 2024 to get the details of the air-cooled and turbocharged VW engine for this episode of Engine of the Week.

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