After all, our product range is always expanding. Cost is the most immediate benefit; Repairing or replacing a Porsche 928 motor is extremely expensive. Unlike later derivatives, this model did not feature front or rear spoilers. The 928 conversion to Small Block Chevy V-8 power is relatively inexpensive and simple to install. In 1978 Artz conceived the idea of the Super Rabbit.
Balm for the soul of your classic car. Then you feel completely sick until you realise that is a work from Guenter Artz, manager of the Nordstadt Company, a Volkswagen dealer in Hannover. I remember reading that the owner would even show off the engine bay before racing so that his competitors could se one of the engines. All in all, it gives you the feeling of being inside a Porsche with two important differ ences: Overall outward vision is much better, and the rear compartment with its fold-down bucket seats provides more legroom than the 928's. The car's interior amenities included power windows, power sunroof, and air conditioning. From that moment my search began. As you can imagine, there is a wealth of information available to explore.
The car was powered by the 928's V8 4. Custom made windsreen and hatch screen was also made. They are intended solely as a means of comparing different types of vehicle. There was some difficulties in registering them in Germany as they weren't done by certified manufacturer with crash tests etc. Classic on the outside, high-tech on the inside.
Not sure how many still exists but at least one or two have survived. It can be used on all exterior surfaces and on all Porsche paint generations. This car makes me feel very proud and happy, since this Golf is a myth in Germany and Europe, every trip I make in it is extraordinary and indescribable. When designing the 928, which went into series production as of model year 1978, the focus was on lightweight construction. Some time later, the Mercedes and Rabbit drivers meet at an Autobahn gas station near Hannover. For this and much more I love my car.
Only the doors and side panels are original Rabbit; all other body panels had to be custom-made. An alleged ten of these Golf 928's were built. The comfortable leather seats are straight out of a 928. Power was transmitted according to the transaxle principle. The rear axle of the 928 was a completely new development.
The company enabled me to build up a small and exclusive car collection over the years. For another automobile manufacturer, building a simple, reliable, powerful, light weight, V8 was easy. A Porsche 928 cost only 54. The car's interior amenities included power windows, power sunroof, and air conditioning. Please refer to our Options List. Extra features and accessories attachments, tyre formats etc. The Mercedes driver can hardly suppress his astonishment at what he sees under the hood of the parked Rabbit: not a turbocharged 4-cylinder or some other ex otic piece of machinery, but rather a 4.
Renegade offers this unit separately for ease of installation. Please specify if '86 or later crank. Unfortunately, they were never known for impressive horse power or terrific reliability. Even with the current oil situation Artz is optimistic. Nose was also made longer and custom fenders and bonnet was made.
According to Nordstadt, only 10 cars were built: 2 with a manual transmission Porsche 5-speed, and 8 with an automatic transmission. This worked more or less as a passive rear-wheel steering, making a significant contribution to the active safety of the Gran Turismo. Why not begin your own tour of the Parts Explorer now and find out which reissued parts are available for your classic car. The displacement of the power unit was increased from an initial 4. Upgrades to the suspension, transmission, brakes, etc.