Just saw this and thought it was insane. I know they do this kind of thing with Toyota MR-Ss and Elises but not usually an engine this big. 034 Motorsports transplanted a 3.0L Audi A4 engine with a big GT35R/45R turbo in a mid-engine layout into a GTI. They even used the rear suspension out of a Porsche 996 Turbo.
Hit the jump for more pictures and a couple of sick videos!