Toyota AE86 with a F20 Inline-Four

Toyota AE86 with a F20C inline-four

Juan Barajas converted his Toyota AE86 into an amateur drift machine. The factory powertrain was replaced with a 2.0 L F20 inline-four and six-speed manual transmission from a 2002 Honda S200. He also upgraded the rear end with a differential from a 1979 Celica Supra. Watch as Matt Farah enjoys learning how to drift it … 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

Swapping a K24 into a AE86 – Part 3

Toyota Corolla AE86 with a 2.4 L K24 inline-four

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 three the team installs some solid steering bushings, install custom driveshaft, and modify the oil pan and … Read more

Swapping a K24 into a AE86 – Part 2

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 two they get the engine and transmission ready for installation and show the Crystal Body Yokohama aero … Read more

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

Toyota AE86 with an Electric Motor

This 1986 Toyota Corolla AE86 is owned by Omead Moinee. The project made its big debut at SEMA 2015. Omead built the car to compete in drift events and show off EV technology. The car is powered by a WarP 9 DC electric motor that produces 330 lb-ft of torque at only 200 rpm. In … Read more