• Mar 14th 2011 at 11:31AM
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Volkswagen Scirocco Ice Racer – Click above to watch video after the jump

Despite Volvo's rather staid image as a maker of, well, staid cars, not all Swedes are obsessed with safety and practicality. These particular Swedes are into racing 627-horsepower, all-wheel-drive Volkswagen Scirocco hatchbacks. On ice. I'll see your sleepy Volvo and raise you automotive lunacy.

Besides the horsepower figure and the make and model, we don't know much about this car. Obviously, it's faster than scalded cat and that can make for some seriously sketchy moments when combined with ice, but that's about all we know.

Click past the jump for video of the insanity.

[Source: Autoholics via Carscoop]

627 hp Scirocco :-D

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      • 4 Years Ago
      The morning coffee run and dropping the kids off at school would be so much more fun, that I would have to take the rest of the day off and keep on driving!
      • 4 Years Ago
      Red hot turbo. That's the best.

      Also, maybe some views OUTSIDE the car, Sweden. Yah yah?
      • 4 Years Ago
      It looks like the passenger is mouthing expletives every so often haha.
      • 4 Years Ago
      crap! same power as the old McLaren F1!!! :O
      • 4 Years Ago
      I bet that motor in my CC would liven things up a bit.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Looks like the turbo has more displacement than the engine....HUGE
      • 4 Years Ago
      • 4 Years Ago
      I'd seriously rather have a Volvo C30 Polestar. I dare you call that staid. And even if you did, I honestly wouldn't care.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Thanks for sharing. Volkswagen Scirocco is a nice car with high tech features.
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