Toyota Corolla with a Mercedes Turbo Diesel Inline-Five

Toyota Corolla with a Mercedes OM605 turbo diesel inline-five

Alexander Stamsaas transformed his Toyota Corolla KE70 into a diesel race car in his garage in Norway. Under the hood sits a Mercedes 2.5 L OM605.960 inline-five with a compound twin-turbo system that makes 398 horsepower and 550 Nm (405 lb-ft) of torque to the wheels. The engine features a Holset HX30W and HX40W turbochargers, … Read more

RWD 1994 Corolla with a LS1 V8

1994 Corolla with a LS1 V8 and RWD drivetrain

The talented teachers and students at BumpStop Car Mods & Mentoring in Penrith, New South Wales converted this 1994 Toyota Corolla AE94 into a RWD race car. They call the project Missfire and it uses the running gear from a third generation (VY) Holden Commodore SS. That means the car has a 5.7 L LS1 … Read more

Papadakis Racing 1,000 hp RWD Corolla Build Video

Papadakis Racing RWD Corolla transformation

Fredric Aasbo competes in a RWD Corolla built by Papadakis Racing. Under the hood sits a stroked and turbocharged 2.7 L 2AR-FE inline-four that makes 1,000 horsepower to the hubs with nitrous. The team was able to complete the build in only two months. Watch as Stephen, Shawn Hillier, Aldo Villagran, Georgheinz Rios, designer Jon … Read more