RWD 1975 Mini with a J32 V6

RWD 1975 Mini with a J32 V6

Russ Foust purchased a 1975 Mini 1275 GT with a Vauxhall 2.0 L C20XE inline-four. The combination made for a very fun drive however the inline-four didn’t have enough power for the straights on track day. So he contacted Mini Tech and received one of their Midi kits that converts a Mini to RWD using … Read more

AWD Mini with a K20 Inline-Four

Mini with a K20 inline-four and CR-V AWD drivetrain

Maddog Customs in Wangara, Western Australia is building this unique Mini for a lucky customer. The owner purchased the Mini as their first car in 2000. The Mini received a built 1100 cc A-Series with a mild camshaft in 2006. However in 2012 the Mini went through a huge transformation. They cut off the front … Read more

Mini Clubman with a Big-Block V8

Mini Clubman with a Big-Block Chevy V8

Ken Hebert from Tecumseh, Ontario owns and races this unique 2011 Mini Clubman. The 2,700 lb Mini is powered by a 565 ci big-block Chevy V8 that makes 900 horsepower. Behind the engine sits a Powerglide two-speed automatic transmission and Ford rear end. Ken’s best pass at Lights Out 9 was a 5.563 sec at … Read more

RWD Mini with a BMW V8

RWD Mini with a BMW S65 V8

EDM Racing in Bicester, Oxfordshire, UK is building a very unique second generation Mini Hatch (R56) for David Power owner of Powerflex. The car is receiving a complete powertrain swap and RWD conversion. Power will come from a 4.0 L S65B40 V8 connected to a Getrag M-DCT seven-speed transmission both from a BMW E92 M3. … Read more

Mini Cooper S with a Turbo V8

2004 Mini Cooper S with a Turbo Chevy V8

This 2004 Mini Cooper S and it’s owner Stephen stopped by the Hoonigan’s Donut Garage to makes some noise, smoke, and even some flames. You might remember the project from our previous article when it was for sale earlier this year. The tiny rocket is powered by a turbocharged 350 ci Chevy V8 that produces … Read more