For Sale: Mazda Miata on a 4WD Bronco Chassis

Mazda Miata on a Bronco II 4WD chassis

This custom Mazda Miata is for sale in Ocean Beach, California with an asking price of $2,500. The 1990 Miata body rides on a Ford Bronco II chassis with a lift. The powertrain consists of a 2.8 L Cologne V6 that makes 115 horsepower connected to an automatic transmission and Bronco 4WD drivetrain. Source: Craigslist … Read more

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Mazda MX-5 with a LFX V6 – Part 1

1991 Mazda MX-5 with a LFX V6

Konstantinos Sidiras from One Lap Heroes is upgrading his 1991 Mazda MX-5 with an engine swap. The first video explains he was originally going to use a LSx V8 but decided to use a 3.6 L LFX V6 from a 2012 Camaro. The V6 makes 323 hp (241 kW) at 6800 rpm and 278 lb-ft … Read more

Jaguar/Duratec V6 Swap Kit for Mazda MX-5

Jaguar and Duratec V6 Swap Kit for Mazda MX-5 Miata

Rocketeer is a company in Surrey, UK that developed a swap kit that allows a 3.0 L AJ30 V6 from a Jaguar S-Type or similar Duratec 30 V6 installed into a Mazda MX-5/Miata NA or NB. The Jaguar engine produces 240 horsepower at 6,750 rpm and 221 lb-ft at 4,100 rpm. The kit will work … Read more

Mazda MX-5 with a Twin-Turbo V8

Mazda MX-5 with a Twin-Turbo LS1 V8

Street Machine set out to turn a Mazda MX-5 they purchased online sight-unseen into a very powerful monster. They sent the MX-5 to All Race Fabrications for most of the fabrication such as strengthening the chassis, installing a roll cage, fuel cell, and four-link rear suspension. Sticking out of the engine bay is a 5.7 … Read more

BMW ZF Transmission Adapter and Swap Kit for Miata

KMiata Honda K-series to ZF 5-speed trans adapter kit

KMiata is taking orders for their new ZF five-speed manual transmission (S5D-320Z) swap kits. The kit allows for the transmission to bolt-in to your NA and NB Miata whether you are using a Honda K-series engine or the factory Mazda BP engine. They also offer just the adapter plate and flywheel if you are building … Read more

Miata with a Snowmobile Engine

Mazda Miata with a Yamaha Snowmobile inline-three

This 1991 Mazda Miata called “Balto” was built by Evil Genius Racing in Davis, California to compete in LeMons racing. The original motor was sold when the team purchased the car and is now powered by a two-stroke 700 cc inline-three taken from a Yamaha Mountain Max snowmobile. The CVT transmission was also taken from … Read more