Zach Wright’s Taurus SHO Goes 9.65 sec

The Blue Turd 1995 Taurus with a turbo V6

Zach Wright set out in 2016 to transform his 1995 Taurus SHO into a 9-second car. The journey was a tough one but it all paid off when Zach set a World record for fastest Taurus at Street Car Takeover Indy with a 9.659 sec at 160.06 mph. A week before the event Zach had … Read more

1973 Ford Cortina with a Turbo Barra

1973 Ford Cortina with a turbo Barra inline-six

Greg Bowden turned a 1973 Ford Cortina TC originally used for parts into an amazing race car capable of competing at the track, hill climb, or dragstrip. Under the fiberglass hood sits a Ford turbocharged Barra inline-six making 408 kW (547 hp) to wheels on 14 psi from a GT35/40 turbocharger. The engine features Plazmaman … Read more

Ford Escort Mk2 with a Front Mid-Engine SR20DET

Ford Escort Mk2 with a Front Mid-Engine SR20DET

This Ford Escort Mk2 is owned and raced by Myles Bond from Bond Racing. The Historic Sports Sedan was originally built by L&A Engineering in 80’s and purchased by Bond Racing in 2017. Inside the cabin and next to the driver, sits a turbocharged SR20DET inline-four making 680 horsepower. A torque tube sends power to … Read more

Foxbody Mustang with a Turbo K20

Foxbody Mustang with a turbo Honda K20 inline-four

Richard Swan is building his Foxbody Mustang for the street and track. While that isn’t particular unusual, his method is. The engine is a Honda 2.0 L K20Z3 inline-four featuring a Holset HX35 turbocharger and custom intake and exhaust manifolds. Power will be sent to the rear wheels through a Miata five-speed manual transmission and … Read more

2016 Fusion with a Coyote V8 and RWD Drivetrain Update 2

RWD 2016 Ford Fusion with a Coyote V8

Matthew Soppa released several updates on his Ford Fusion drift project since our previous article. For those unfamiliar with the build, he’s replacing the factory powertrain with a Coyote V8, TR-6060 six-speed manual transmission, and 6th gen Mustang IRS. In the videos below, Matt shows off project’s new wheels before installing the engine, transmission, driveshaft, … Read more