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

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 AE86 with a 20v 4A-GE Inline-Four

Toyota AE86 with a 20v 4A-GE Inline-Four

Colin Frost from Big Country Labs stopped by the Donut Garage to show off his Toyota Corolla AE86. The factory 1.6 L 4A-GE inline-four is no longer in the engine bay, replaced with a fifth-generation 20v 4A-GE “Black Top” inline-four that Colin estimates is making 140 horsepower. The drivetrain consists of a manual transmission connected … Read more