Mazda MX-5 with a Twin-Turbo V8 Reaches for the 9’s

Mazda MX-5 with a Twin-Turbo LS1 V8

Last year Street Machine took a tired Mazda MX-5 and installed a twin-turbo 5.7 L LS1 V8. The also added a Powerglide two-speed transmission, Ford 9-inch rear end, and four-link suspension. The combination made a respectable 11.1 sec quarter-mile at 135 mph but nowhere near its full potential. So after fixing some self-inflicted issues and … Read more

For Sale: Custom Off-Road Honda Z600

Custom 1972 Honda Z600 on a Suzuki Samurai 4x4 chassis

This custom Honda Z600 4×4 will be up for auction at Barret-Jackson Las Vegas on September 27-29. tlbscustom built this unique vehicle using a 1972 Honda Z600 body and a modified 1987 Suzuki Samurai chassis with about an 8.5-inch suspension lift. The Suzuki 1.3 L inline-four was rebuilt with flat-head pistons, Comp camshaft, and Weber … Read more

BMW E30 with a K20 Inline-Four

BMW E30 with a K20 Inline-Four

Absolute Motorsport is an Irish rally team comprised of driver Sean Liston and co-driver Katrina Walsh Liston. They compete in a BMW E30 built by Sean and Katrina’s Father that was originally Katrina’s Mother’s car. The team replaced the factory BMW M20 inline-six and transmission with a Honda 2.0 L K20A2 inline-four and Sadev six-speed … Read more

For Sale: McLaren Twin-Turbo V8

McLaren MP4-12C Twin-Turbo M838T V8

If you’re looking for a unique engine for your next project might we suggest buying this twin-turbo 3.8 L M838T V8 from a Mclaren MP4-12C for $21,000. The seller says a dealer in Saudi Arabia ordered the engine but never installed it in a customer’s vehicle. The engine makes 592 horsepower (441 kW) at 7,000 … Read more