I recently gave the princely sum of $800 for an '02 ALH/01M Beetle that works flawlessly and has a stack of over $10 grand of maintenance reciepts from its life.
Given that I have the superior Engine, but inferior transmission, Oilhammer's estimate of 0-500 is entirely accurate. GLWS.
That may be the dumbest thing I've ever read. Toyota already dominates the Hybrid segment with the Prius and Camry Hyrbrid and continues to push the Hydrogen envelope with the Mirai. They are miles ahead of Tesla.
First task would be to find an RSI kit. They are like hens teeth and you do not want one of the aftermarket ones as they are complete crap. Then find a good clean TDI shell, then import a complete TDI 4mo car from the EU and swap everything over. Thats the easy way at least. Be sure and...