Swapping a K24 into a AE86 – Part 1

Toyota Corolla AE86 with a 2.4 L K24

Touge Factory in Wheeling, Illinois has started a new engine swap project. The team will be installing a Honda 2.4 L K24 inline-four into a Toyota Corolla AE86 and they will be documenting the entire process. In part one they go over the parts they will be using in the build such as a KMiata … Read more

AWD Toyota Corolla with a 900 HP 3S-GTE

AWD Toyota Corolla with a 900 HP 3S-GTE

Alan Vial used his vast talent and some of Toyota’s best performance parts to turn a Toyota Corolla into a monster. The project started with a eight generation Corolla GLi powered by a 1.3 L inline-four. Alan then found a donor Celica GT-four ST185 to source the floorpan and drivetrain from. The engine is a … Read more

1981 Corolla with a LS1

This 1981 Toyota Corolla (E70) is listed weighing 1,885 lbs (855 kgs) but I am guessing this one weighs a little less. Add that with the bottom-end torque of a LS1 and this car must be a blast to drive. Update: I found MotoIQ’s great article on this Corolla. It has more images and details … Read more

For Sale: 1980 Corolla With Lexus V8

1980 Toyota Corolla with Lexus 1UZ V8

This 1980 Corolla with a Lexus 4.0L V8 and five-speed manual is for sale in Dallas, Texas. They are currently asking $6,995 for the car. After doing some research I found a Grassroots Motorsports article about the car from 2006. Source: AnB Auto Center via OppositeLock

1975 Corolla Powered By A Supercharged 1UZ-FE

Mark Still’s 1975 Corolla broadcasts its function over form build approach via the large “NO STYLE” sticker on the windshield. One look at the stripped interior and you know this car was built to preform not look pretty. The Corolla now benefits from a Lexus SC400 subframe and 1UZ-FE V8 power plant connected to a … Read more