1992 Toyota Corolla with a 2JZ-GTE Inline-Six

Toyota Corolla with a 2JZ-GTE Inline-Six

This 1992 Toyota Corolla was built by Mathias Tias Johansson in Sweden. He started by removing the floors, firewall, strut towers, and front supports. Then he built a custom chassis and roll cage from rectangular and round steel tubing. The factory 1.6 L inline-four and transmission was replaced with a 3.0 L 2JZ-GTE inline-six and … Read more


Electric Toyota AE86 Drift Car

Drift Toyota Corolla AE86 with an electric motor

Omead Moinee stopped by the Donut Garage to talk about his electric 1985 Toyota Corolla AE86. This car is propelled by a WarP 9 DC electric motor connected to a T50 five-speed manual transmission. The motor makes 250 horsepower and 330 lb-ft of torque to the wheels and fed by a large collection of lithium-ion … Read more

Detailed Walk-Around of Fredric Aasbo’s 1000 hp Corolla iM

RWD Corolla iM with a turbo 2.7 L 2AR inline-four

Mike Kojima from MotoIQ stopped by Stephan Papadakis’ garage to discuss Fredric Aasbo’s Formula Drift Toyota Corolla iM. A Toyota 2AR-FE inline-four increased to 2.7 liters powers the compact hatchback and produces 1,000 horsepower and 850 lb-ft thanks to a BorgWarner turbocharger and nitrous system. Behind that sits a four-speed dog box, carbon fiber driveshaft, … Read more

Toyota Corolla with a Turbo 2JZ Inline-Six

Toyota Corolla with a Turbo 2JZ Inline-Six

Gretar Karlsson is a mechanic and fabricator in Reykjavik, Iceland and is responsible for building this Toyota Corolla KE70. Power comes from a 3.0 L 2JZ-GTE VVTi inline-six that features a BorgWarner S360 turbocharger, Bosch 1000 cc injectors, and VEMS standalone ECU. The combo produces 579 hp and 703 Nm to the wheels on 1.6 … Read more

Toyota AE86 with a LS2 V8

1985 Toyota Corolla AE86 with a LS2 V8

Professional drifter Adrian Walsh drives a very powerful 1985 Toyota Corolla AE86 in the Irish Drift Championship series. Under the hood sits a 6.0 L LS2 V8 that produces 600 horsepower and 600 Nm (442 lb-ft) of torque. The engine features AFR heads, Comp camshaft, and Jenvy SFD52 individual throttle body kit. The drivetrain consists … Read more

1,000 hp RWD Toyota Corolla iM

RWD Corolla iM with a 2.7 L 2AR inline-four

We wrote about Fredric Aasbø’s new monster RWD Corolla iM last month. If you are unfamiliar with the project, it was built by Papadakis Racing and features a turbocharged 2.7 Toyota 2AR inline-four capable of producing 1,000 horsepower. Listen as Stephan and Fredric discuss the project they created together and a very loud inline-four. Source: … Read more