Toyota 86 with a 1UZ-FE V8

Toyota 86 with a 1UZ-FE V8

When the owner of this 2013 Toyota 86 wanted more power he took a very practical approach to solving his issue. The owner knew there were several ways to reach his goal of 300-350 horsepower to the rear wheels. He could rebuild the factory 4U-GSE to handle a lot of boost or he could go … Read more

Subaru BRZ With A Synergy V8

Update: Speedhunters published a full article on this project. JUN Auto debuted a Subaru BRZ with a 2.4 L Synergy V8 at TAS 2014. The engine is made from two Kawasaki ZX12R heads and a custom V8 crank/crankcase. Because of the motorcycle origin it can rev to 12,000 rpm and was dynoed in the BRZ … Read more

Toyota GT86 With A Twin-Turbo 3GR-FSE

Someone at Ray Hall Turbocharging in Queensland, Australia really wanted a Toyota GT86 when it debuted but did not like the “Subaru” engine inside. Of course something as silly as an undesirable engine wasn’t going to get in the way of enjoying the coupe, so they decided to do something about it. Out went the … Read more

Ali Afshar’s EG33 Powered BRZ Dragster

When I started researching the engine inside Ali Afshar’s 2013 BRZ drag car I saw everything from a 2.0L flat-four (FA20), a 2.4L flat-four, a 2.5L flat-four (EJ25), or a flat-six. But after finding a promotional pamphlet listing the cars spec I found out the engine is a 3.3L EG33 flat-six motor built by Tony … Read more