Smart Fortwo with a Turbo 4A-GE Inline-Four Update

Smart ForTwo with a turbo 4A-GE inline-four

Søren Heyer and his company FUBAR Racing made a lot of progress on their drag racing Smart Fortwo project since our previous article. They now have the 4A-GE inline-four and Toyota MR2 transmission sitting on the modified subframe with custom mounts. They also fabricated a custom battery cover, intake manifold, fuel tank, and are working … Read more

Smart Fortwo with a Turbo 4A-GE Inline-Four

Smart ForTwo with a turbo 4A-GE inline-four

Søren Heyer is transforming a second generation Smart Fortwo at his company FUBAR Racing in Denmark. The plan is to replace the factory powertrain with a 4A-GE inline-four and transmission from a Toyota MR2. The project’s details are light at this moment since it just started but they hope to make around 450 horsepower thanks … Read more

For Sale: Smart Fortwo with a Hayabusa Engine

Smart Fortwo Smartacus with a Hayabusa inline-four

This 2002 Smart Fortwo W450 called “SMARTACUS” is for sale on eBay in Schaumburg, Illinois for $23,500. The little car is powered by a 1299 cc inline-four from a 2002 Suzuki Hayabusa that makes 173 horsepower and 93-99 lb-ft of torque. They installed the engine using a Sinister Sand Sport swap kit for $15,397 that … Read more

Smart Fortwo with a Turbo Diesel Inline-Four

Smart Fortwo with a VW 1.9 L TDI inline-four

The Volksmart is back and still making plenty of smoke. This first generation Smart Fortwo was built by two Italians and features a 1.9 L TDI inline-four and manual transmission from a Volkswagen Golf. In our previous article the engine made 150 horsepower but the new video states it’s now making 230 horsepower. The little … Read more

Smart Fortwo with a Kawasaki ZZR1400 Motorcycle Engine

Smart Fortwo with a Kawasaki ZZR1400 Motorcycle Engine

When this Smart Fortwo rolled out of the factory it was powered by a turbo 698 cc inline-three that made around 60 horsepower. However someone replaced the factory engine with a 1441 cc inline-four from a Kawasaki ZZR1400 (Ninja ZX-14) motorcycle. The new engine produces 200 horsepower for 333% more power. Source: Kawasaki Deutschland via … Read more