Project Binky Episode 18

Project Binky Mini with a Celica AWD swap

Bad Obsession Motorsport is back with another episode on their Project Binky. The project involves a building an incredibly modified and fast Mini with a Toyota Celica GT-Four powertrain. In this episode the team builds a new wiper system in true Project Binky fashion and start on the electrical system. Source: Bad Obsession Motorsport

Mini Cooper S with a Hyundai Turbo 1.6 L Inline-Four

Mini Cooper S with a Hyundai turbo 1.6 L inline-four

This Mini Cooper S (R53 2001–2006) came from the factory with a supercharged 1.6 L Tritec inline-four that made 160-168 hp and 155-162 lb-ft of torque connected to a Getrag G285 six-speed manual transmission. However owner JeonJin Kang replaced the factory powertrain with a turbocharged 1.6 L Gamma T-GDI (G4FJ) inline-four and Hyundai six-speed manual … Read more

Mini with a Turbo 4A-GE

1976 Mini with a turbo 4A-GE inline-four

Hayden Gare competes in New Zealand’s GTRNZ race series driving a 1976 Mini in the GT3 class. The 700 kg (1543 lb) race car is powered by 1.6 L 4A-GE 16v inline-four that makes 350 horsepower at 8,800 rpm on E85 fuel. The engine features a Garrett GT2860RS turbocharger, Kelford cams, CP 12:1 pistons, MRP … Read more

Mini with a Turbo 1.0 L EcoBoost Inline-Three

Mini with a EcoBoost Turbo Inline-Three

This classic Mini was built by Restomod Classic in Madrid, Spain. The company spent almost two years and 4,000 hours engineering the engine swap parts and building what they call the Mini Evolution. Under the hood sits a turbocharged 1.0 L EcoBoost Fox inline-three connected to a Ford IB5 five-speed manual transmission. They use engines … Read more

Project Binky Episode 17

Project Binky Mini with a Celica AWD swap episode 17

Bad Obsession Motorsport is back with another episode on their Project Binky. It has been seven months since we last saw the team working on the modified Mini with a Toyota Celica GT-Four powertrain. In this episode they finished the HVAC system. Source: Bad Obsession Motorsport