Fiat 500 with a Suzuki Motorcycle Engine

Fiat 500 with a Suzuki 1000 cc inline-four

Daniele Manenti pilots this custom Fiat 500 he built with his racing team APD Protocorse in Piandimeleto, Italy. The little race car is powered by a 1000 cc inline-four from a Suzuki GSX-R1000 K6 motorcycle that now makes 180 horsepower connected to a six-speed transmission. It rides on a custom tube chassis with push-rod suspension, … Read more

Custom Fiat 500 with an Alfa Romeo 4C Inline-Four

Fiat 500 with an Alfa Romeo 4C Inline-Four

Gram Torino Engineering calls their Fiat 500 creation “Giannini 350 GP Anniversario” to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Italian tuner Giannini. The car features a carbon fiber body with pushrod suspension and Öhlins coilovers. In the back of the car sits a turbocharged 1.75 L inline-four from an Alfa Romeo 4C. The all-aluminum engine produces … Read more

Fiat 500 with a BMW Motorcycle Engine

Fiat 500 with a BMW S1000RR inline-four

You don’t need a lot of power to be really fast. This custom Fiat 500 owned by Ronny Marchegger proves that. Ronny built it to compete in slalom (autocross), circuit, and hill climb racing. Behind the drive sits a 1000 cc inline-four taken from a BMW S1000RR motorcycle that produces 199 horsepower. The power goes … Read more

1957 Fiat 500 with a Subaru EJ25

1957 Fiat 500 with a 2.5 L Subaru EJ25 flat-four

When this 1957 Fiat Nuova 500 (VIN #110058604) rolled out of the factory it was powered by an air-cooled 479 cc two-cylinder that produced 13 horsepower. One very creative builder from Colorado took the small Fiat and turned into a monster. The car sits on a custom tube chassis and is powered by a Subaru … Read more

1957 Fiat 500 with a Subaru EJ25

This 1957 Fiat 500 Nuova project was completed by a single owner five years ago. The car rides on a custom tube chassis with a ten-point roll cage. The engine is a 2.5 L Subaru EJ25 (probably EJ257) that has been upgraded with T3/T4 turbocharger, Bosch 500 injectors, and twin Pierburg fuel pumps. Running off … Read more

Fiat 500 with Lambo V12 Motor

Oemmedi Meccanica has built probably the craziest Fiat 500 on Earth. Sure this is more of an engine mashup than a true engine swap but something like this deserves attention. This Fiat has had two previous engine swaps, the first being a 3.2L Porsche flat-six and the next was a 3.0L Ferrari V8. Now the … Read more