Audi V8 Powered Porsche Boxster

2000 Porsche Boxster with a 4.2 L Audi ABZ V8

Speed Academy stopped by UMS Tuning to view a 2000 Porsche Boxster S that was built by Precision Chassis Works in Gilbert, Arizona. The Boxster had previously been powered by a Subaru engine but switched to an Audi V8 to meet racing performance requirements and run off pump fuel. If you are interested in more … Read more

Garage Built F1 with a Custom Toyota V12 – Update 7

Garage F1 V12 From Two Toyota 1JZ I6 Engines

Our favorite home-built V12 project is back with another update. Since our previous article the builder has about 80% of the body work work completed and is working on seating, roll bar, pedals, and steering wheel. The custom twin-turbo V12 engine is receiving help from Nth Moto in Shakopee, Minnesota. The engine still needs machine … Read more

1969 Dodge Charger with a Supercharged HEMI V8

1969 Dodge Charger with a Supercharged Gen 3 HEMI V8

This 1969 Dodge Charger was built by Detroit Speed in Mooresville, North Carolina. The Mopar classic is powered by an Arrington Performance 426 ci Gen 3 HEMI V8 that produces 830 horsepower and 900 lb-ft to the rear wheels thanks to a 4.0 L Whipple supercharger. Backing that monster engine is a Bowler Performance built … Read more

Building a Datsun 510 with a RB25

Datsun 510 with a RB25 inline-six

Originally this Datsun 510 project was only going to receive an engine swap and a few suspension upgrades but now involves a lot more. Most of the interior sheet metal was cut out to make room for a custom firewall, tunnel and wider rear wheel wells. This was needed to fit the 2.5 L RB25 … Read more

2008 BMW 135i with a Dinan V8

2008 BMW 135i with a S65 V8

Marco Svizzero stopped by Jay Leno’s Garage to show off his 2008 BMW 135i M1 clone. Marco has upgraded everything on this BMW except the paint. The factory twin-turbo inline-six was replaced with a Dinan stroked 4.6 L S65 V8 that produces 502 horsepower. You can see more photos and videos of this coupe in … Read more

Gowans Celica with a Repco V8

Bruce Gowans Toyota Celica Sports Sedan with a Repco V8

Bruce Gowans recently unveiled his restored 1977 Toyota Celica Sports Sedan race car. Bruce originally developed the car with friend Alan Ling and was built by John McCormack. The car was incredible fast and finished third in the 1978 Australian Sports Sedan Championship behind race teams with much larger budgets. After it finished racing the … Read more