Yugo with a Kawasaki Inline-Four

Yugo with a Kawasaki Inline-Four

This Yugo is called Yugosaki because the owner replaced the factory inline-four with a 998 cc inline-four from a 2008 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R. The engine makes 155 hp (116 kW) and 72 lb-ft (97 Nm). The drivetrain consists of a six-speed sequential gearbox and BMW E30 rear end. The car weighs 1455 lb (660 kg) … Read more

VW Corrado with a 1.4 L Inline-Four

VW Corrado with a 1.4 L Inline-Four

Gerald Strasser drives his Volkswagen Corrado in hill climb racing. The 740 kg (1631 lb) car is powered by a 1.4 L inline-four with a Suzuki Hayabusa head controlled by a MBE 9A9 ECU. The engine reaches 11,000 rpm and makes 220 horsepower and 114 lb-ft (155 Nm) of torque. Beside the engine sits a … Read more

1987 Mitsubishi Starion with a Turbo 1JZ Inline-Six

1987 Mitsubishi Starion with a Turbo 1JZ Inline-Six

This 1987 Mitsubishi Starion came from the factory with a 2.6 L G54B inline-four however owner Mikie Sorrell wanted something different when that blew. So out went the inline-four and in went a 2.5 L 1JZ-GTE inline-six that makes 512 horsepower and 436 lb-ft of torque to the wheels. The engine uses Brian Crower 264 … Read more

1973 Porsche 914 with a Flat-Six

1973 Porsche 914 with a 2.5 L Flat-Six

The current owner of this 1973 Porsche 914 has owned it twice. The first time was when he was in high school and it was powered by the original 2.0 L flat-four. He sold it and then several years later purchased it back without the engine. The second time around he installed a 2.5 L … Read more

1981 Honda Accord with an Electric Motor

1981 Honda Accord gasser with an electric motor

Jim Belosic combined a 1981 Honda Accord, Gasser suspension, and an electric motor into something he calls Teslonda. The electric powertrain consists of a Tesla electric motor with a 2012 Chevy Volt lithium-ion battery pack. The combination helps the little car accelerate 0-60 mph in 2.7 seconds. You can view more photos and follow updates … Read more