Don Octane’s AWD Polo Goes 8.048

VW Polo with a Turbo 3.0 L VR6

Don Octane just set a new German AWD quarter-mile record in their AWD Polo. The modified Polo set the record with a 8.048 sec at 275.512 km/h (171.195 mph). It’s able to reach this level of performance thanks to a built 3.0 L VR6 that makes 1,280 horsepower and 817 lb-ft of torque and sends … Read more

Toyota GT86 with a Turbo 2JZ

Toyota GT86 with a turbo 2JZ inline-six

Lars Fuglsang went to Racepark Meppen in Germany for some drifting in his Toyota GT86. Under the hood sits a 3.0 L 2JZ inline-six with a Garrett GTX35R turbocharger. The engine was tuned by MPS Engineering in Dülmen, Germany to make 706 horsepower and 679 lb-ft (921 Nm) of torque to the wheels on 24-26 … Read more

For Sale: 1996 Tacoma with a Honda F22 Inline-Four

1996 Tacoma with a Honda F22 Inline-Four

This 1996 Toyota Tacoma is for sale on Craigslist in Massachusetts for $11,000. The truck is powered by a 2.2 L F22 inline-four and six-speed manual from a 2005 S2000 AP2. Danny Ramirez from Fabthis built custom engine mounts, firewall, transmission tunnel, intake, and seat railings. The transmission connects to a custom aluminum driveshaft from … Read more

1974 MGB GT with a Coyote V8

1974 MGB GT with a Roush Coyote V8

This 1974 MGB GT called “Double Agent” was built by Joe Holyfield and RM Motorsports in Wixom, Michigan. Sticking out of the hood is eight 55 mm throttle bodies connected to a 5.0 L IR Coyote V8 crate engine built by Roush Performance. The engine features forged steel crank, H-beam steel rods, and forged aluminum … Read more

BMW E30 with a Turbo 2JZ

BMW E30 with a turbo 2JZ inline-six

This BMW E30 came to Ultimate Street Car 2018 at Santa Pod Raceway to drag race. Unfortunate we don’t have many details besides under the hood sits a powerful turbocharged 2JZ inline-six. The car best recorded quarter-mile was a 11.47 sec at 135 mph with a passenger. We guess the engine is making at least … Read more