Ford Transit with a BMW V8

Ford Transit van with a BMW S62B50 V8

Transit Center Motorsport in Poland specialize in building Ford rallycross vehicles. In 2011 they decided to take a used Ford Transit van and in their own words “built the world’s first commercial vehicle built exclusively for drifting.” They call it the “Drift Bus” or “Drift Taxi” and it made its debut in 2011 at RallyCross … Read more

Audi R8 with a Turbo 2.0 L

Audi R8 with a turbo 2.0 L 16v inline-four

This very unique Audi R8 was built by Keith Murray at his company Dialynx Performance to compete in hill climb racing. The engine is a hybrid VAG inline-four consisting of a 2.0 L ALT 20v aluminum block with a 16v ABF head from a Mk3 Golf GTI. Although the 16v head doesn’t breath as well … Read more

1959 Autobianchi Bianchina with a Motorcycle Inline-Four – Part 5

1959 Autobianchi Bianchina with a Motorcycle Inline-Four

When this 1959 Autobianchi Bianchina rolled out of the factory it was powered by a 15 horsepower straight-twin engine. However ItsBenModified plans to upgrade the power plant with a Honda CBR600 inline-four that makes 100 horsepower. The micro car will ride on a custom chassis and narrowed 1993 Miata suspension. Listen as the builder explains … Read more

MCM Mini with a B16 – Part 2

MCM Mini with a Honda B16

Mighty Car Mods started a new project working on their JDM Sleeper Mini. The Mini is receiving a 1.6 L B16B inline-four from a Honda Civic Type R. This engine produces 184 horsepower which will be plenty for a 1,543 lb (700 kg) vehicle. In this episode the guys finish the last few bits before … Read more

Chevette with a Twin-Turbo LSx

Chevette with a Twin-Turbo 5.3 L LSx V8

This Chevrolet Chevette was built by Dario, the owner of Infamous Automotive in Calgary, Alberta. The entire chassis was removed to make way for a 25.1 spec tube chassis and roll cage certified for going 6.0 sec in the 1/4. Power comes from an aluminum 5.3 L L33 LSx V8 with two 72/68 turbochargers controlled … Read more