VW Beetle made a budget off-road carDecember 6, 2019
It is probably hard to make your way along the dirty snowy paths of the Mojave Desert, which is located in the USA, especially at the wheel of the baby VW Beetle GLS. The guys from the TFLoffroad team wanted to check it out and specially for this they greatly modernized the car. And I must say that the bug coped with this task not bad.
This instance of VW Beetle has several modifications, but there are enough of them to at least create the illusion of off-road capabilities. Under the hood, there is still a standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 115 horsepower and is connected to a four-speed automatic transmission, which in turn is connected to the front wheels. The car has only an “open” differential, which also does not increase Beetle’s odds on the roads.
The biggest update that the little German car received was the suspension lift, which raises the car by about two or three inches, so that 16-inch wheels and thick off-road tires look quite harmonious in these small wheel arches.
The VW car body is covered with a special protective paint layer for added protection, and the Magnaflow exhaust system gives it a very spectacular sound. It is also worth noting the orange accents on the body, off-road lights and additional bumper protection. Inside, it seems no change has occurred.
VW Beetle may not be the first car that comes to mind when someone sets off on an off-road adventure, but still this particular version of the car can do a good job of this.
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