PriuSRT8 Hits the Dragstrip

custom Toyota Prius with a Hellcat V8

American Racing Headers took their wild PriuSRT8 creation to Modern Street HEMI Shootout to see what it could do. With co-owner Nick Filippides behind the wheel it went 10.05 sec at 139 mph on its first pass and then went 9.72 sec at 144 mph, 9.70 sec at 145 mph, and 9.56 sec at 133 … Read more

Prius with a 1,000 hp Hellcat V8

custom Toyota Prius with a Hellcat V8

American Racing Headers debuted their wild PriuSRT8 project at SEMA 2017. The Toyota Prius body is wrapped around a NHRA certified chassis built by Farks Supercars in Brooklyn, New York. Under the short hood sits a 6.2 L Hellcat V8 with a Whipple 4.5 L supercharger that easily produces 1,000+ horsepower. A Tremec Magnum six-speed … Read more

Building a Prius with a 1,000 hp Hellcat V8

custom Toyota Prius with a supercharged Hellcat V8

American Racing Headers in Deer Park, New York is building a project called the “PriuSRT8″ which involves a Toyota Prius and a lot of power. There is very little left of the Toyota Prius besides the outer shell. The car rides on a NHRA certified tube chassis with a lot of custom metal fabrication due … Read more

All Electric Toyota Prius Built For Drifting

A D1GP drift exhibition was held at Tokyo Auto Salon 2015 to kick off the new season. One special car there was OZ Motors Vertex Prius. This is a ZVW30 Prius model that has been converted to all electric and rear wheel drive. OZ Motors in Japan specializes in selling electric motors and converting vehicles … Read more