For $7,500, you could get your hands on this VW Beetle with three wheels and a Ford Focus face. Unfortunately, the artwork has already been sold. The custom tricycle was developed in 2019 utilizing a diesel-powered 2003 VW Beetle as a donor car, according to the description.
The rear end was chopped off and replaced with a single wheel placed on a tubular frame by the craftsman. You can see that the rear half of the body is borrowed from a pickup.
Only the mirrors, the angle of the front windshield, and the VW symbol on the wheels remain evocative of the Beetle's design. Everything else has been drastically redesigned. The doors have been chopped and painted black, and the T-Top sections on the bespoke top let more light into the cabin.
The orange upholstery on the leather seats and door cards, as well as the wood treatment on the center tunnel, are among the internal modifications. The headlamps, front bumper, hood, and front fenders are all from a Ford Focus MK3 makeover, and the front fenders have special expansions.
The standard 1.9-liter TDI four-cylinder turbodiesel motor under the hood produced 100 horsepower and 77 lb-ft of torque until being phased out owing to pollution regulations in the early 2000s. Before the project, the engine was refurbished, with the water pump, thermostat, timing belt, and hoses replaced by the owner. The seller claims the Beetle goes at 75-80 mph on the highway and has cruise control.