Detailed Walk-Around of Fredric Aasbo’s 1000 hp Corolla iM

RWD Corolla iM with a turbo 2.7 L 2AR inline-four

Mike Kojima from MotoIQ stopped by Stephan Papadakis’ garage to discuss Fredric Aasbo’s Formula Drift Toyota Corolla iM. A Toyota 2AR-FE inline-four increased to 2.7 liters powers the compact hatchback and produces 1,000 horsepower and 850 lb-ft thanks to a BorgWarner turbocharger and nitrous system. Behind that sits a four-speed dog box, carbon fiber driveshaft, … Read more

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1,000 hp RWD Toyota Corolla iM

RWD Corolla iM with a 2.7 L 2AR inline-four

We wrote about Fredric Aasbø’s new monster RWD Corolla iM last month. If you are unfamiliar with the project, it was built by Papadakis Racing and features a turbocharged 2.7 Toyota 2AR inline-four capable of producing 1,000 horsepower. Listen as Stephan and Fredric discuss the project they created together and a very loud inline-four. Source: … Read more

RWD Toyota Corolla iM with a 1000 hp Inline-Four

RWD Corolla iM with a turbocharged 2.7 L 2AR inline-four

Fredric Aasbø has competed in Formula Drift for several seasons in a very powerful RWD Scion tC built by Papadakis Racing. He was very successful with the tC even winning the 2015 FD Pro Championship but with Toyota discontinuing the Scion marque last year Papadakis Racing needed to build something new. For the 2017 Formula … Read more