An old Volkswagen Beetle has been turned into an expensive and exclusive sports car. It has a completely new interior, as well as a modern engine and chassis.
The legendary Volkswagen Beetle returns with a new look. Milivie GmbH from Leipzig decided to turn the massive Beetle into a real sports car and sell it for a fabulous price of 600 thousand dollars. The details of the project were revealed on the Milivie Instagram page.
A total of 22 Milivie 1s are planned to be produced (that's right named car). The number was not chosen in vain, because almost 22 million Volkswagen Beetles have been produced. The first cars will be delivered to customers in July 2023.
Based on the original VW Beetle 1303 from the 70s. Only the body remained of it, although it was strengthened. The car received LED optics, retractable door handles and a pointed rear spoiler. The fenders are widened to accommodate 19″ wheels.
The interior of the Volkswagen Beetle has been completely redone. The trim used leather and carbon fiber, and the front panel has two 12.3-inch displays. The package includes air conditioning, parking sensors, wireless charging of smartphones, powerful acoustics, light and rain sensors.
The Milivie 1 engine is completely new: it is a boxer, carburetor and four-cylinder, like the original Beetle, but its volume is larger – 2, 3 l. Power is not indicated, but it is known that it will exceed 150 hp. With. The engine is paired with a 4-speed automatic transmission from a 1989 Porsche 911.
In addition , Volkswagen Beetle tuning includes the installation of an independent double wishbone suspension with adjustable shock absorbers. Slow down auto disc brakes with a diameter of 343 mm.