Merkur XR4Ti with a Coyote V8

1987 Merkur XR4Ti with a Coyote V8

When a customer wanted more power and something different in their 1987 Merkur XR4Ti they turned to James Deberry and his company MerkWerke who specialize in Modular engine swaps. James replaced the factory turbocharged 2.3 L inline-four which makes 175 horsepower with a 5.0 L Coyote V8 that makes 414 horsepower. The swap also resulted … Read more

1950 Ford Truck with an Audi RS6 Powertrain

1950 Ford Truck with Audi RS6 twin-turbo V8 and 4WD drivetrain

One creative Australian is building a unique truck out of Ford and Audi parts. He started with a 1950 Ford F-1 body which is going on a 1981 Ford Bronco chassis. Then he’s installing the powertrain, suspension, brakes, HVAC, steering and anything else he can from a 2003 Audi RS 6. That means the truck … Read more

Cleetus Takes Project Neighbor Roll Racing

Crown Victoria with a GT500 SC 5.4 L V8

Cleetus McFarland spent the last two months installing a supercharged 5.4 L V8 and TR6060 six-speed manual from a wrecked Mustang Shelby GT500 into a tired Crown Victoria. Cleetus and team took the car to Street Car Takeover for some roll racing and raced against a Corvette, GT500, and Camaro. Source: Cleetus McFarland

Gordon Murray’s Ford Escort with a Cosworth Inline-Four – Part 8

Gordon Murray Ford Escort with a Cosworth Inline-Four

Retropower is back with another episode on the Ford Escort they are building for Gordon Murray. The Escort will have a Cosworth Duratec inline-four connected to a Mazda MX-5 NC six-speed manual transmission and an independent rear suspension. In this episode Gordon visits to see the project’s progress and give suggestions. Source: Retropower and Murray … Read more