Rocky Auto R3000GT

Rocky Auto R3000GT - Toyota 2000GT replica with a 2JZ-GE

Rocky Auto spent several years developing a Toyota 2000GT replica program and was able to debut it just in time to celebrate the iconic car’s 50th anniversary. Rocky Auto offers two versions of the replica, a RHV (Rocky Hybrid Vehicle) model which runs a Prius Hybrid powertrain and their R3000GT model which runs a 2JZ … [Read more…]

Vespa with a 155 ci V-Twin

Vespa with a 155 ci V-Twin

Mario Kleff enjoys building custom motorcycles with large engines. One of his previous creations was a Honda Grom with a Ducati 1199 Panigale R engine. Unfortunately a fuel leak caused a fire and destroyed the bike. After that he moved on to his next project, a Vespa with a 155 ci V-Twin engine. The motor … [Read more…]

2010 Camaro with a Duramax V8

2010 Camaro with a Duramax LMM V8

Nathan Mueller enjoys diesel engines and really enjoys putting them into vehicles no one would suspect. His previous wild creations included a 1960 Cadillac de Ville and a 2006 Dodge Charger both powered by a Cummins 5.9 L 6BT diesel inline-six. For his next creation Nathan wanted to really raise the bar. Nathan decided his … [Read more…]

Budget Build 6.0 L LQ9

SuperChevy posted an article showing a budget build 6.0 L LQ9. These iron-block truck motors produce 345 horsepower at 5,200 rpm and 380 lb-ft of torque at 4,000 rpm from the factory. The SuperChevy crew were able to build one that produced 464 horsepower at 6,300 rpm and 437 lb-ft of torque at 4,300 rpm. … [Read more…]

RWD 2016 Civic with a Turbo K24

RWD 2016 Honda Civic with a Turbo K24

I recently had a chance to talk to professional Norwegian drifter Stian Jacobsen about his newest project. Stian is currently building a rear-wheel drive 2016 Honda Civic hatchback. He says it is the world’s first and I have no evidence to say otherwise. Power will come from a Race Lab built Honda K24 which will … [Read more…]

1975 Toyota Celica with a 1,000 WHP 2JZ

1975 Toyota Celica with a 2JZ

This 1975 Toyota Celica was built by Speed Warhouse in Leesport, Pennsylvania. For TX2X16 they stuffed a 3.0 L 2JZ under the hood that produces 1,049 horsepower to the rear wheels on 38 psi of boost from a 8285 turbocharger. The rest of the drivetrain consists of a six-speed manual transmission and Ford 9″ rear … [Read more…]