Four-rotor Volvo 142

Tony Tegheim at Mooseville Performance in Sweden is building a custom tube chassis Volvo 142 with a Mazda four-rotor engine. This guy sure knows his way around rotary engines. For proof check out the build gallery or the 37 page build thread. You really need to go through most of the pages to get a … Read more

Drag BMW with Four-rotor Engine

While going through our archives of unpublished articles we came across this project. Australian builder Queen Steet built a Mazda four-rotor powered BMW 3-series. The engine and GT60 turbocharger was good for 1,664 horsepower and 1158 lb-ft of torque on the dyno. It was claimed this car cost $1,000,000 when you added in the cost … Read more

Drag Racing Ferrari 250 GTO Clone

You don’t see many Ferrari drag cars around real or fake. So the fact that this Ferrari 250 GTO clone can run a 8.88 quarter-mile at 160 mph is pretty amazing even if it is a replica. It is currently running is a twin-turbo small-block V8 on a Datsun Z chassis (240Z/260Z/280Z). Source: BangShift

Monster Sports’ 1995 Twin Engine Escudo

Speedhunters has a great article on Monster Tajima’s famous 1995 Pikes Peak twin-engine Escudo. The power-to-weight ratio on this car was sick. The Escudo only weighs 900 kg (1,984 lbs) and has 900 total horsepower thanks to two turbocharged Suzuki G16A motors. Realizing the technical know-how to setup the mechanical linkage to control two engines, … Read more

1969 Pro-touring Camaro

I was roaming around the Pro-touring forum when I stumbled across this incredible first-gen Camaro. Under the hood is a 468 cubic inch big-block Chevy V8 and Tremec 600 transmission. Automotive projects often take much longer than we intended because life doesn’t always follow a nice plan. It might have taken seven years to complete … Read more

Mazda RX-7 With A Twin-turbo Viper V10

Drifting is the place to be if you are interested in absolutely crazy powerful engine swaps. For example take Swedish drifter Martin Enmar’s twin-turbo Viper V10 powered RX-7. This monster puts down so much power it broke a dyno machine. The last reading they got was 900 rwhp at 10.8 psi of boost. Source: Driftlab … Read more