1968 Volvo Amazon with a Turbo 4G63

1968 Volvo Amazon with a Turbo 4G63

Matt Farah took some time out at Gridlife to drive Brian Block’s very unique 1968 Volvo 122S Amazon. The classic Volvo is powered by a 2.0 L 4G63 inline-four from a 1991 Plymouth Laser that produces 350 horsepower to the wheels. The engine features Wiseco 9.5:1 forged pistons, Crower 272 camshafts, springs and retainers, Siemens … Read more


Rudezon Update

Rudezon Volvo Amazon with two stroke Evinrude 300XP V8

It’s been a year since we last wrote about one of our favorite projects called Rudezon. Since our previous article the team has been busy with the finishing touches on their Volvo Amazon 122 powered by an Evinrude 300XP two-stroke V8. Recently the team took the unique project to Tiveden 2 Stroke Festival hosted by … Read more

Rudezon is Running

Rudezon Volvo Amazon with two-stroke Evinrude 300XP V8

The race car called Rudezon is finally running. The team from Linköping, Sweden took some time out to record the two-stroke Evinrude 300XP V8 running in the Volvo Amazon. The team still needs to install the transmission before it can move under its own power. I can’t wait to see it run down the drag … Read more

Rudezon Update: Two-stroke V8 Powered Volvo Amazon

Rudezon Volvo Amazon with two stroke Evinrude 300XP V8

The Rudezon crew are making good progress with their two-stroke Evinrude 300XP V8 powered Volvo Amazon dragster. Since our last article the crew has finished the engine and support systems enough to post the first video of it running. You can also see the amazing custom split radiator cooling system they have built. Source: Rudezon … Read more

Rudezon Is A Two-stroke V8 Powered Volvo Amazon

Someone in Sweden is building a Volvo Amazon on a full tube frame and powering it with a two-stroke Evinrude 300XP V8. The exhaust wasn’t built that way just to look wild (which it does). Each tube contains an expansion chamber which helps increase power by improving volumetric efficiency. This will be a very fun … Read more