Wayne Penrose Volkswagen
Pty Ltd

VW Performance Long Block Engines - Type 1

If you would like to purchase an engine that you can install yourself for an instant upgrade in power and reliability, our VW long blocks are for you!

Our Type 1 engines range in sizes from 1200 cc to 2442 cc. They can be built to factory spec or modified for high performance, as you desire. You just need your own cooling tinware, intake, exhaust, and accessories to complete the engine.

These engines are an upgraded replacement for your Beetle, Kombi, Karmann Ghia, VW Trike, VW thing or VW Country Buggy.

VW performance Type 1 long block engine

Power increases of over +250% compared to a standard 1600cc engine are possible depending on engine combination, intake and exhaust used.


Specifications are variable depending on engine
Capacity1200cc - 2442cc
Bore77mm - 94mm
Stroke64mm - 88mm
CamshaftTo suit application
Cylinder headsTo suit application
Compression RatioTo suit application

Please contact us to discuss your performance requirements when ordering a long block engine.

How to Buy

To order a long block engine for your VW, please

Contact Us

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Wayne Penrose Volkswagen Location

Unit 2, 106A Pitt St, North Nowra 2541