This is an interesting situation. Seller posts their uncompleted Rocco project five years ago. Lost time, money, or interest either way they went dark in 2007. Fast forward to 2012 and the Rocco is complete and back on the market.
From the seller -
“It’s finally done, and back up for sale again.
1981 Scirocco S G60
Bought from original owner and had it imported from Cincinatti. These cars are RARE and very hard to find now in this prestine condition and you know this Scirocco looks waaaaay better than that ‘IROC’ now.
1992 Passat Syncro G60 motor (only 3000 from rebuild)
Low mileage block: fully refreshed, descaled, hot tanked, painted and honed bores
Stock pistons with NEW rings
NEW ABA oil pump
NEW ABA windage tray gasket
NEW seals and gaskets
NEW timing belt and tensioner
Fully refreshed cylinder head with competition valve job and NEW valve guides
NEW Remus muffler
NEW fuel tank
The G60 charger needs to be put together, it needs an inducer. We noticed the lack of power, the charger was defective. A used charger can also be an option. Included are brand NEW seals.
Stage 4/5 upgrades:
TT 268/260 camshaft
NEW Eurosport ceramic coated tri-y race header with 2.5″ outlet
NEW custom 2.5″ mandrel bent exhaust system with carbon muffler
Acid etched/ported G60 intake manifold
NEW 440 cc injectors
Various size of pulleys (58, 62, 65, 68, stock)
NEW K&N cone filter
Custom intercooler pipes
Custom SNS stg 5 chip
NEW battery kit to installed in rear of car
MK3 DFQ 2.0L 8V fully rebuilt
Quaife ATB differential
0.71 5th gear
NEW ACT stage 3 clutch
NEW 100mm axles
Painted original Mars Red
96 ### miles on body
Fully restored, sandblasted and painted and absolutely no rust!!
Bare shell respray in and out of car. Glass and wiring was taken out.
Doors and hatch were off the car and were painted separately
Smoothed out rear parking lights on rear quarter panels
Smooth out emblems on hatch
Took out the rear metal parcel shelf
Took out the front battery tray
Modified coolant reservoir hook to incorporate newer style reservoir
Floors and strut towers are mint, before it was even restored.
Very solid car. Perfect for any motor/drivetrain conversions.
Factory no sunroof.
NEW windshield mouldings
NEW window mouldings
Mercedes Benz factory yellow inner headlights
DIY euro bumpers
Factory Scirocco S spoiler
The carpets were steam cleaned
NEW set of keys
Mint MK 2 Scirocco dash with 16V cluster
NEW VDO boost gauge
Corrado G60 front seats
Rear seats deleted.
NEW FK Sport full adjustable coilovers
Converted to power steering with NEW poly urethane bushings
NEW control arms and bushings, NEW tie rods and ball joints
The rear axle’s been repainted and looks brand new.
Autotech rear sway bar
10.1 MK 2 Scirocco 16 V brakes painted red.
Converted to rear discs with drilled rotors.
MK 4 GTI aluminum lightweight rear brake calipers painted red.
15″ original Enkie 92s, not reproduction
My main objective of this car is to use it occasionally at the track. The car is 99% done, other than the charger issue. The car still starts and runs. The horn needs to be wire up. I know I’m probably forgetting some more info. Spent thousands on building this, nothing spared. Including with the sale are spare parts for this car. I know I’ll regret selling this cause it was being built for the last 5 years or so and I never had a chance to really enjoy it. Priorities first so it has to go.
Located in Toronto, asking $8999 obo. Open to reasonable offers, no trades, not parting and lowballer offers will be ignored. IM is the key.”
Great looking Rocco. When asked if the asking price was in CDN or US dollars the seller replied “It’s either USD or CDN, price is flexible.” I am really not sure what that means but you have to love the Vortex. I have seen a great many Rocco’s not nearly as put together as this for much more money. If you have been in the market this may be worth looking at.