CRAZY Radial Engine Start-Up On A VW Bug!

Posted by: Matt Wright on 11/18/2021

CRAZY Radial Engine Start-Up On A VW Bug!

If you’re asking yourself why someone would want to stuff a radial engine in a Volkswagen Beetle, perhaps the better question to ask here is “why not!?”

This design typically used for old school aircraft engine somewhat resembles the boxer engine design, except the pistons are firing in a star pattern. It might not be the most efficient power plant on the market, but the “cool” factor is definitely there!

Check out the video below to see the monster started up and idle for a bit. What else do you think would be a fun donor car to stick this old school engine in?

If you thought this was cool, the Mad Max Boosted LS VW will BLOW YOUR MIND.