I have a 1960 VW Dune Buggy and was curious as to how many CC's the engine is.

Asked by Jul 14, 2017 at 02:30 PM about the 1960 Volkswagen Beetle

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just recently purchased a Dune Buggy on a 1960 VW chassis. I was wanting
to know what engine came in the 1960 VW. Also was there any issues,
mechanically that I should be concerned with.

1 Answer


In 1960 the engines were 1200 cc. Dune buggy builders typically used what ever engine they could find so who knows what you have. You could pull a head and measure the bore and stroke.

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