2001 Honda Insight with a Turbo K20 Inline-Four

Honda Insight with a Turbo K20 Inline-Four

This 2001 Honda Insight went to Palm Beach International Raceway to compete against a few modified vehicles such as a BMW E36 M3 with a turbo 1JZ and a BMW 135 with a bigger turbo. Under the hood sits a 2.0 L K20A2 inline-four that remains mostly stock except for upgraded valve springs and 2,000 … Read more

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2006 Honda Insight with a L-Series Inline-Four

Honda Insight with a L-series inline-four

After the 1.0 L ECA1 inline-three blew in this 2006 Honda Insight, the owner decided to go in a different direction. They took it to LHT Performance in Pinellas Park, Florida for their L-Sight conversion which involves removing the factory engine and hybrid system for a L-series inline-four from a Honda Fit. The factory 1.0 … Read more

2000 Insight with a K20 Inline-Four

2000 Honda Insight with a K20 Inline-Four

The first generation Honda Insight rolled out of the factory with a hybrid powertrain that produced a combined 80 horsepower thanks to a 1.0 L ECA1 inline-three and 10 kW electric motor. However this 2000 Insight is powered by a 2.0 L K20A inline-four that produces 217 horsepower and 152 lb-ft of torque. A vast … Read more

Honda Insight with a K20A – Part 3

Honda Insight with a K20 inline-four

LHT Performance in Pinellas Park, Florida started a new K-Sight project and will be releasing videos of the progress. The Honda Insight came from Alaska to have its three-cylinder engine and hybrid drivetrain replaced with a 2.0 L K20A inline-four and six-speed transmission. In this episode the team reassebles everything in a freshly painted engine … Read more

David Patterson Drives Wreck Racing’s Honda Insight

Wreck Racing's Honda Insight with a Subaru Flat-six

We wrote about Wreck Racing’s very unique Honda Insight after they built it for the Grassroots Motorsports $2015 Challenge. Since then they have continued to work on the car and competed in subsequent GRM challenges. David Patterson decided to stopped by an airstrip in Georgia to take the very light Subaru-powered Insight out for a … Read more

Honda Insight with a K20/24

2000 Honda Insight with a K20-K24

This 2000 Honda Insight was built by Marc Rozzo of Black Sheep Squad. The factory 1.0 L inline-three and hybrid components were replaced with a naturally aspirated K-series inline-four. The high compression motor consists of a ported K20 head, K24 block, Bryan Crowler crank, CP pistons, forged rods, Skunk2 cams, Kinsler fuel injection, and Injector … Read more