Ford Escort with a Turbo Cosworth Inline-Four

Ford Escort with a Turbo Cosworth Inline-Four

This Ford Escort Mk2 is owned and built by Nikos Tountas from Tountas Garage in Acharnae, Attiki, Greece. The car is powered by a turbocharged Cosworth inline-four making 550 horsepower and 670 Nm (494 lb-ft) of torque on 1.7 bar (24.6 psi) of boost. The motor features a Cosworth 200 block, ZPR 2.3 L crank … Read more

Zach Wright’s Taurus SHO Reaches the 8’s

The Blue Turd 1995 Taurus with a turbo V6

Last summer Zach Wright achieved his goal of a 9-second quarter-mile with his 1995 Taurus SHO. Since then he’s continued to work on the car and lower his times. All the work paid off recently when Zach went 8.967 sec at 170.69 mph. The 2600 lb Taurus is powered by a turbocharged V6 producing around … Read more

Ford Ka with a Barra Inline-Six

Ford Ka with a Barra Inline-Six

Jock Clayton built his 2001 Ford Ka called “BARRAKA” to make a lot of smoke. The car is powered by a naturally aspirated Ford Barra inline-six. Street Machine has photos showing just how far the engine was moved back to clear the crossmember and steering rack. Lets just say more of the engine is sitting … Read more

RWD Ford Ka with a 2.0 L Inline-Four

RWD Ford Ka with a ST170 2.0 L Inline-Four

This Ford Ka came from the factory with a front-wheel drive powertrain however that has all changed. The owner a2pen drifts the little car with a 2.0 L inline-four from a Ford Focus ST170. The drivetrain now uses a Ford Type 9 five-speed manual sending power to a Scorpio differential with 4.27 gears. It rides … Read more