Twin Engine Custom Toyota Starlet Makes 1100 hp

Twin Engine Custom Toyota Starlet

Roger HÃ¥land has enjoyed building and racing his twin engine Toyota Starlet for several years. He made the unique car using a Celica front frame, MR2 rear frame, and Starlet body. It’s powered by two 2.2 L inline-four engines made using Toyota 3S/5S parts and forged internals. Both engines share one turbocharger, alternator, and throttle … Read more

Toyota Starlet with a Hayabusa Inline-Four

Toyota Starlet with a Hayabusa Inline-Four

The Sanderson racing team (Kevin Sanderson, Michael Sanderson and Paul Sanderson) from New Zealand compete in Rallysprint and hill climb with their Toyota Starlet KP61. The little race car is powered by a 1.3 L inline-four from a Suzuki Hayabusa that makes 200 horsepower at 11,400 rpm. The engine is stock except for Wossner H-beam … Read more

Toyota Starlet with a 3S-GE Inline-Four

Toyota Starlet with a 3S-GE Inline-Four

Peter Schrey spent many hours in his garage in North Shore, New Zealand turning his 1981 Toyota Starlet into a race car. The little car rides on a tube chassis with a custom pushrod suspension that allows adjustable anti-squat and anti-dive. Power comes from a 2.0 L 3S-GE Gen 5 “Black Top” inline-four from a … Read more

Volvo 240 with a Toyota Starlet Body

Toyota Starlet with Volvo 240 chassis and powertrain

Jonny Moberg wanted a Toyota Starlet with some turbocharged Volvo power. Instead of shoving Volvo parts into the Starlet he decided to just weld the Volvo chassis under the Starlet body creating what he calls “StarVo”. The Volvo 240 chassis required shortening 34.2 cm (13.4 inches) to fit the Starlet wheelbase. The 2.3 L B230FT … Read more