RWD 2019 Corolla with a Turbo 2AR Inline-Four

2019 Corolla with a turbo 2AR inline-four and RWD drivetrain

Papadakis Racing needed only a few months to turn a 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback into Fredric Aasbø‘s new Formula Drift race car. The team converted the car from the factory FWD drivetrain and 2.0 L M20A-FKS inline-four to a RWD drivetrain and 2.7 L 2AR-FE inline-four. The longitudinal 2AR motor features Portflow Design head work, … Read more

Toyota MR2 with a Turbo V6

Toyota MR2 with a turbo 2GR V6

This Toyota MR2 W30 was built by Pieter Zeelie in Roodepoort, Gauteng, South Africa. He replaced the factory inline-four for a turbocharged 3.5 L 2GR V6 that makes 680 horsepower and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque. Power goes through a Kaps LS7 seven-speed sequential transaxle. The 1,100 kg (2,425 lb) race car is wrapped … Read more

Top Secret V12 Supra Gets New USA Owner

Top Secret Supra with a twin-turbo 1GZ-FE V12

Top Secret’s amazing Toyota Supra was auctioned in Japan earlier this year. The car was built by Smokey Nagata and features a built 5.0 L 1GZ-FE V12 that made 930 horsepower and 745 lb-ft of torque on 17 psi of boost from two HKS GT2835 turbochargers. TrapTeam in Miami, Florida were the winners of that … Read more

Toyota AE86 with a Turbo 2.3 L SR20 Inline-Four

Toyota AE86 with a Turbo 2.3 L SR20 Inline-Four

Austrian drifter Clemens Kauderer competes in a Toyota Corolla AE86 for the Blue Elise Drift Team. Under the hood sits a 2.3 L SR20 inline-four that features a Neo VVL head, turbocharger, and nitrous system. The engine makes 684 hp (694 PS) and 615 lb-ft (835 Nm) on E85 fuel. The transmission is a Holinger … Read more

PriuSRT8 Hits the Dragstrip

custom Toyota Prius with a Hellcat V8

American Racing Headers took their wild PriuSRT8 creation to Modern Street HEMI Shootout to see what it could do. With co-owner Nick Filippides behind the wheel it went 10.05 sec at 139 mph on its first pass and then went 9.72 sec at 144 mph, 9.70 sec at 145 mph, and 9.56 sec at 133 … Read more