Rutherford, NJ, USA


New Beetle
(98+ Includes Convertible)

Mario Gagliardi

2012 VW Beetle

Engine Build Specifics:
Ferrea 2.0T Intake Valve: Stock Size
Ferrea 2.0T Exhaust Valve: Stock Size
IE Valve Stem Seal 6MM Intake
IE Valve Stem Seal 6MM Exhaust
Ferrea Valve Spring & Retainer Kit
ARP Head Stud Kit
OEM Head Gasket Set
Calico Coated ACL Race Rod Bearing Set (+.001 Extra Clearance)
Calico Coated ACL Race Main Bearing Set (+.001 Extra Clearance)
ARP Main Stud Kit
IE Forged Connecting Rods
IE EA888 Gen 1 & 2 With Aftermarket Pistons Part# IERHVT2-RD
JE Forged Piston Sets (Tool Wrist Pins, Tuff Skirt Coating, Thermal Crown Coating)
ISW Knife Edge Crank
ARP Heavy Duty VW Audi Flywheel Bolts
Wortec Oil pan
Fluidampr Harmonic Damper Crankshaft Pulley

Machine Work:
Cylinder Head Stripped, Resurfaced, Shot Peened, Magna Fluxed, Valve Seats Cut, and Valves Crowned.
Engine Block Stripped, Decked, Bored, Honed, Line Honed, and Hot Tanked.

Engine Bolt on Modifications:
CTS Boss 500 GTX2867R Turbo Kit
E-Tuners Custom ECU Tune
Custom Eurocars passenger side intake
Integrated Engineering Intake Manifold
3″ SPM Turbo back exhaust
SPM Engine & Trans mounts (VF Engineering Bushings)
ISW Custom Front Mount Intercooler (Vibrant Core)
Neuspeed Factory Intercooler Delete Kit
ISW Custom Charge Pipes (Vibrant Materials)
BBM Front mount Oil Cooler
USP Motorsports Cast Aluminum Water Pump
Vibrant VTA Oil Catch Can
034 Motorsports Dogbone Mount
034 Motorsports Torque Density Mounts(top and bottom)
TTRS Low Pressure Fuel Pump
Torqbyte PM3 LPFP controller
AEM W/M Controller
ProMeth W/M Tank/Pump/Lines/Nozzles

Drivetrain Modifications:
Peloquin Limited Slip Differential
Diesel Geek Short Shifter
Steel shift forks
Southbend Stage 3 daily clutch kit with single mass flywheel

Suspension & Brake Modifications:
Bilstein PSS10 Coilover Suspension
MKV GTI Rear sway bar
Brembo 17z 6 piston front brake calipers
Porsche Cayenne rear BBK with Jaguar e-brake caliper
Hawk HPS pads all around
USP Stainless brake lines
MK6 GTI Brake Booster
Audi TTRS Master Cylinder
Rennline Wheel Stud conversion

Interior Modifications:
Custom Vent pod with Podi electronic stepper boost gauge
UROTuning Carbon Fiber Steering Wheel
RCD330g Headunit
BFI Shift Knob
VTECH button (USP traction control button 🙂
MKII Audi TT SLine power front seats
Rear Seat Delete (Water/Methanol Tank/Pump Mounted)
Dash painted black to match all interior trim
Interior and puddle LED lighting
Custom Diamond Plate floor mats with FrankenBeetle logo

Body & Exterior Modifications:
Shaved front bumper
Custom RetroShop HID projector headlights with Panamera LED DRL’s and switchback signals
OEM LED Tail lights
Beetle GSR Rear Spoiler
OEM Front Spoiler
Rear Valance removed
All chrome exterior painted piano black
Island Sport WorksCustom Tubular Front Crash Bar
Island Sport WorksCustom Tubular Strut tower brace
Trackspec Motorsports Hood Vent
Base Beetle front grill and fog grills
Fog grills opened for oil cooler air flow
FrankenBeetle Emblem

Wheels & Tires:
Neuspeed RSE102 19×9″ Wheels
Firestone Indy 500 245/40/19 tires

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Christopher Hobbs
Christopher Hobbs
April 26, 2020 11:34 am

This Beetle is epic!

Mario Gagliardi
Mario Gagliardi
April 26, 2020 3:36 pm

Thanks so much!

Lee Maxwell
Lee Maxwell
April 26, 2020 2:41 pm

Wow! What a spec list! I bet people walk past this in the street and think “oh just a Beetle”


Mario Gagliardi
Mario Gagliardi
April 26, 2020 3:36 pm
Reply to  Lee Maxwell

Haha it surprises a lot of people, I’ll say that lol

Ted Dorset
Ted Dorset
April 26, 2020 3:28 pm

Congrats! Stay Safe and Healthy!♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

Mario Gagliardi
Mario Gagliardi
April 26, 2020 3:36 pm
Reply to  Ted Dorset

Thanks so much!