Volkswagen Shows Off with VW Beetle LSR
Volkswagen have been patting themselves on the back this week as they took their newly specced Volkswagen Beetle LSR out for the World Of Speed event.Volkswagen have been patting themselves on the back this week as they took their newly specced Volkswagen Beetle LSR on to Lake Bonneville for the World Of Speed event. The specially tuned Beetle set a new speed record for Beetles, hitting 205.122mph over one mile. All thanks to a boosted 2.0-litre TSI engine with a 550PS output. Additional help came from specially designed wheels and tyres optimised for the Utah salt plains, and a much lower body. Once this car hit its record breaking speed, two parachutes deployed to slow down the vehicle. Unfortunately, the stunning Beetle LSR is not expected to go on sale, so we can only dream of taking this beauty out on the roads for now. To get our latest offers direct to your inbox, please fill in the form below.