For Sale: Custom Mini Cooper with a Mid-Engine V8

Custom 1978 Mini Cooper with a Mid-Engine 350 V8

This custom 1978 Mini Cooper is for sale in Hamilton, Ontario with an asking price of $18,000 CAD (about $13,339 USD). The Mini rides on a custom tube chassis with disc brakes and adjustable coilover suspension. The car is now RWD with the modified powertrain sitting in the back of the car. Power comes from … Read more

MCM Mini with a B16 – Part 4

MCM Mini with a Honda B16

Mighty Car Mods is finishing their work on this part of JDM Sleeper Mini project. The team wanted to replace the supercharged factory engine with a 1.6 L B16B inline-four from a Honda Civic Type R. The Honda engine produces 184 horsepower which will be plenty for a 1,543 lb (700 kg) vehicle. In this … Read more

MCM Mini with a B16 – Part 3

MCM Mini with a Honda B16

Mighty Car Mods continues to work on their JDM Sleeper Mini project. The Mini is receiving a 1.6 L B16B inline-four from a Honda Civic Type R. This engine produces 184 horsepower which will be plenty for a 1,543 lb (700 kg) vehicle. In this episode the guys work on the intake, exhaust, fuel lines, … Read more

MCM Mini with a B16 – Part 2

MCM Mini with a Honda B16

Mighty Car Mods started a new project working on their JDM Sleeper Mini. The Mini is receiving a 1.6 L B16B inline-four from a Honda Civic Type R. This engine produces 184 horsepower which will be plenty for a 1,543 lb (700 kg) vehicle. In this episode the guys finish the last few bits before … Read more

MCM Mini with a B16 – Part 1

MCM Mini with a Honda B16 inline-four

Mighty Car Mods is starting the new season with an episode about Moog’s Mini. In this episode the team is swapping out the Mini’s previous A-series inline-four which had a supercharger installed in a previous episode for a 1.6 L B16B inline-four from a Honda Civic Type R. This engine produces 184 horsepower which will … Read more

For Sale: The Mini Quattro

The Mini Quattro with a turbo Audi 2.5 L inline-five

If you are in the market for an incredible fast car that you can park anywhere, you might be interested in the Mini Quattro. This little monster was built by Brede Alnes in Norway and is for sale with an asking price of £33K or about $41.3K. Absolutely everything on this car is custom. The … Read more