Civic with a K20 Build Series

Civic with a K20 Build Series

Speed Academy decided to reward Peter’s brother by taking his Honda Civic and swapping the engine for a 2.0 L K20Z3 inline-four from a Civic Si. They told him they were going to use it for a high-mileage video however they turned it into a track car thanks to a lot of help from friends. … Read more

1979 Civic with a Turbo B18

1979 Honda Civic with a Turbo B18 inline-four

This 1979 Honda Civic is owned by Top Class Tyres and was built by by Motor Sports Mechanical in New South Wales, Australia. Powering the little car is a 1.8 L B18C7 inline-four from a Honda Integra. The engine produces 400-500 horsepower to the wheels running on E85 fuel, a Precision turbocharger and Haltech ECU. … Read more

RWD Honda Civic with a SR20DET

RWD Honda Civic with a SR20DET and Nissan S15 powertrain

We first wrote about this 1992 Honda Civic back in Feb 2015. The project was built by Nulon and Impossible Fabrication. They swapped the entire powertrain from a Nissan S15 into the Civic. They also carried over most everything else such as strut towers, subframes, brakes, and wiring. On this night the little hatchback went … Read more

Honda Civic with a Turbo J35

5th Gen Honda Civic with a turbo 3.5 L J35 V6

It seems more projects recently are using the Honda J-series engines for serious power. Take for example this fifth-generation Honda Civic built by English Racing in Camas, Washington. The factory inline-four has been replaced with a 3.5 L J35 V6 from a 2002 Honda Odyssey. The engine upgrades include heads and cams from a Acura … Read more

Honda Civic with a Turbo LS3 Update

Honda Civic with a Steve Morris turbo LS3

Matt Hickman spends his days running Alliance Fabrication in Haslet, Texas. On his down time you can find him working on his tube chassis Honda Civic drag monster. In our previous article Matt was building his own turbocharged V8 engine. Since then he has been busy installing his newly won Steve Morris turbocharged 6.2 L … Read more