Here is another project where it’s hard to call it a swap but rather a car body was grafted around the engine and driver. Video below shows a Mini Cooper with a 6.0L LS2 engine putting down a good pass at the dragstrip. I tried to find more about this build but had no luck. … Read more
Bad Obsession Motorsport has posted episode five on their Project Binky, an Austin Mini with a turbocharged AWD drivetrain. In this video they build the firewall and start on the rear end.
Bad Obsession Motorsport has created a video series showcasing the building of their Project Binky, a 1980 Mini 1000 getting the full AWD powertrain from a Toyota Celica ST185 GT4. These videos are really nice and have a lot of tips and techniques. Source: Bad Obsession Motorsports via Carscoops
San Francisco builder Jacques Andres wanted to build a competitive Mini for the 25 Hours of Thunderhill. He didn’t have the money to build a 500 horsepower engine so he decided to just install another motor. Each engine is a factory supercharged 1.6L four-cylinder good for 250 horsepower. With both engines the Mini weighs 2,700 … Read more
Auto bloggers love SEMA because of creations like this. Here is a small Mini Cooper with a stroked 6.4L Hemi stuffed between the front tires. On top of the huge engine sits a BDS supercharger which helps the Hemi deliver 650 horsepower and 631 lbs.-ft. of torque on five pounds of boost. The Mini also … Read more