This 700-Horsepower Dirt Buggy Has the AWD Heart of an Audi TT RS

With the drivetrain from a TT RS and no body to speak of, this all-wheel drive buggy is the definition of overkill.

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When it comes to dirt buggies, you don't need a lot of horsepower to have fun. Even the Ariel Nomad makes due with "only" 360 horsepower, and it's a blast to drive. That's why this all-wheel-drive dirt racer with 700 turbocharged horsepower seems so ridiculous.

Netherlands-based racing firm is best-known for making ECUs for race cars. Its latest project involves a particularly absurd dirt buggy race car. Equipped with a turbocharged five-cylinder motor from a last-generation Audi TT RS and an aggressive anti-lag setup, it's able to push out 700 horsepower to all four wheels.

Kronenburg Autosport of the race team dyno testing its latest single seater. Thanks to all of that anti-lag, excessive amounts of fire shoot out of the exhaust anytime the car isn't on full throttle. Unsurprisingly, the sound isn't half bad either. Watch for yourself as it rips a hole through space time.

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