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Listen to This VW Five-Cylinder-Powered Porsche 944 Make 454 HP on a Dyno

Road & Track logo Road & Track 9/23/2020 Brian Silvestro
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The folks at Boost Brothers Garage on YouTube thought it would be a good idea to swap an 07K five-cylinder Volkswagen engine sourced from a junkyard for $300 into this Porsche 944 to see how much power it would make.

Thanks to a Garrett turbocharger and some smart tuning, the car was able to produce 454 horsepower and 356 lb-ft of torque on a dyno. For some context, that's over 70 more horsepower than a new six-cylinder Toyota Supra. And, as a bonus, it sounds delightful.

a car engine: It's amazing how far you can get with a $300 junkyard engine. © Boost Brothers Garage - YouTube It's amazing how far you can get with a $300 junkyard engine.

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