For Sale: Smart Fortwo with a Hayabusa Engine

Smart Fortwo Smartacus with a Hayabusa inline-four

This 2002 Smart Fortwo W450 called “SMARTACUS” is for sale on eBay in Schaumburg, Illinois for $23,500. The little car is powered by a 1299 cc inline-four from a 2002 Suzuki Hayabusa that makes 173 horsepower and 93-99 lb-ft of torque. They installed the engine using a Sinister Sand Sport swap kit for $15,397 that … Read more

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Smart Fortwo with a Turbo Diesel Inline-Four

Smart Fortwo with a VW 1.9 L TDI inline-four

The Volksmart is back and still making plenty of smoke. This first generation Smart Fortwo was built by two Italians and features a 1.9 L TDI inline-four and manual transmission from a Volkswagen Golf. In our previous article the engine made 150 horsepower but the new video states it’s now making 230 horsepower. The little … Read more

Smart Fortwo with a Kawasaki ZZR1400 Motorcycle Engine

Smart Fortwo with a Kawasaki ZZR1400 Motorcycle Engine

When this Smart Fortwo rolled out of the factory it was powered by a turbo 698 cc inline-three that made around 60 horsepower. However someone replaced the factory engine with a 1441 cc inline-four from a Kawasaki ZZR1400 (Ninja ZX-14) motorcycle. The new engine produces 200 horsepower for 333% more power. Source: Kawasaki Deutschland via … Read more

Smart Fortwo with a 1.9 L TDI

Smart Fortwo with a VW 1.9 L TDI

A couple of gentlemen from Italy took a first generation Smart Fortwo and installed a 1.9 L TDI inline-four and transmission from a Volkswagen Golf. The engine produces 150 horsepower which gets the little car down the quarter-mile in slightly over 13 seconds. They call the project “Volksmart”. Source: Italian Supercar Video