1982 Starlet with a Nitrous and Turbo 2ZZ Inline-Four

1982 Starlet with a turbo 2ZZ-GE inline-four

This 1982 Toyota Starlet was built by VHTRacing Engineering in Finland. Power comes from a very strong 1.8 L 2ZZ-GE inline-four capable of 450 horsepower thanks to a turbocharger and 2-stage nitrous kit. The engine features Mahle forged pistons and rods, Darton sleeves, dry sump with custom oil pan, and Toyota’s VVTL-i technology. Behind the … Read more

Toyota Starlet with a SR20DET

1982 Toyota Sarlet with a SR20DET inline-four

The guy who brought you the Project Fury Celica put together a great interview and video on his friend Julian’s 1982 Toyota Starlet. The car was previously powered by a 1.6 L 4A-GE inline-four but was swapped to a 2.0 L SR20DET inline-four. The engine has been kept stock including the factory Garrett turbocharger. Behind … Read more

Toyota Starlet with a 4A-GZE

Toyota Starlet with a 4A-GZE inline-four

This 1982 Toyota Starlet (60 Series) is currently for sale in Torrance, California with an asking price of $5,750. The little unique Toyota features a TRD wide body kit and is powered by a supercharged 1.6 L Toyota 4A-GZE inline-four. The engine still retains the factory 10 psi pulley but the header has been ported … Read more

Toyota Starlet with a 2JZ

Toyota Starlet 70 series with a turbo 2JZ

I am sure somewhere in the world there is another FWD vehicle powered by a 2JZ but I have never seen one. This wild Toyota Starlet 70 Series is owned by Danish drag racer Jakob Hansen and is running a transverse turbocharged 2JZ inline-six. The length of the engine clearly required a custom tube chassis … Read more

Custom Toyota Starlet with a Turbo Volvo B230

Custom Toyota Starlet with a Volvo B230

The builder says this project was built to perform not look pretty. And that is exactly what the Swedish creation does. It started with a custom tube chassis with a Toyota Starlet body modified to fit over it. You can tell the front has been extended several inches to fit the longer engine bay. Under … Read more