Citroen 2CV6 with a Supercharged BMW Flat-Twin Racing

Citroen 2CV6 with a Supercharged BMW Flat-Twin

It’s been four months since Alex de Vries put his special 1987 Citroen 2CV6 Bamboo on the dyno. The supercharged 1085 cc BMW flat-twin exceeded his expectations making 154 horsepower on 11 psi of boost. Alex and his racing team have competed in several hillclimb competitions since rebuilding the engine. Watch as Alex’s hard work … Read more

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Mercedes W108 with a LS3 V8

Mercedes W108 with a LS3 V8

This Mercedes W108 is one of three cars being built for a lucky customer by Retropower in Hinckley, England. The car sports a 6.2 L LS3 V8 that produces 480 horsepower through a 4L85E four-speed automatic transmission and limited-slip differential. The car rides on a full independent suspension lifted from a from a Jaguar XJ … Read more

For Sale: AFP Subaru WRX with a 1200 hp Turbo Flat-Six

AFP Subaru Impreza WRX with a turbo 3.6 L EG33 flat-six

Andy Forrest is listing his Subaru WRX race car for sale asking £95,000-£115,000 (about $125,400-$151,800) with price varying depending on spare parts included in sale. The car was rebuilt to compete in World Time Attack 2017 where it finished 4th in Pro Class, 3rd in final shootout, and fastest 4WD of the event. It’s powered … Read more

1999 BMW 323i with a Turbo 2JZ

1999 BMW E46 323i with a turbo 2JZ inline-six

The theory is simple, swap a bulletproof powertrain into a cheap RWD chassis and go fast. However it’s never that simple in practice and requires a lot of work. Francisco was up for the challenge when he started in 2014 transforming his 1999 BMW 323i. Under the hood sits a turbocharged 2JZ inline-six rebuilt with … Read more

RWD 1994 Corolla with a LS1 V8

1994 Corolla with a LS1 V8 and RWD drivetrain

The talented teachers and students at BumpStop Car Mods & Mentoring in Penrith, New South Wales converted this 1994 Toyota Corolla AE94 into a RWD race car. They call the project Missfire and it uses the running gear from a third generation (VY) Holden Commodore SS. That means the car has a 5.7 L LS1 … Read more

Rebuilding Don Schumacher Racing’s 11,000 hp HEMI V8

Don Schumacher Racing Top Fuel HEMI V8

Davin Reckow from Hagerty stopped by Don Schumacher Racing in Brownsburg, Indiana to disassemble and rebuild an engine used in their U.S. Army Top Fuel dragster. The all-billet-aluminum 500 ci HEMI V8 makes 11,000 horsepower thanks to a large 14-71 series supercharger and 10% methanol/90% nitromethane fuel. Watch a time-lapse video of the engine being … Read more