Lada Riva with Four Engines

Lada Riva with Four Engines

Garage 54 is back to prove the meaning of diminishing returns with their multi-engine Lada Riva project. If you thought they would deviate from their formula of “add more engine” then you are wrong. In the previous video the team installed a third engine and raised the total displacement to 4.0 liters. In this video … Read more

Lada Riva with Three Engines

Lada Riva with a three inline-four engines

Garage 54 was curious how much faster they could make a Lada Riva by bolting two inline-four engines together. You can watch how well it went in our previous article. The team decided if two engines are good, surely three engines are even better. So after modifying their engine cradle, the team installed another motor … Read more

Lada Riva with Two Engines

Lada Riva with a two inline-four engines

Garage 54 wanted to find out how much faster a Lada Riva could accelerate with another engine. They started by sourcing a second inline-four from a Lada 2101. They welded the front pulley from the rear engine to the pressure plate of the front engine. Then they built a simple cradle out of square tubing … Read more

Lada 2101 with a Niva Inline-Four

Lada 2101 with a Niva 1.6 L inline-four

Tamás Tomcsányi is a racer from Budapest, Hungary who competes in European hill climb with his special Lada 2101. The 870 kg (1918 lb) sedan is powered by a naturally aspirated 1.6 L inline-four from Lada Niva with forged internals, Hayabusa injection system, and MoTec ECU. It makes 180 horsepower at 9,200 rpm and sends … Read more

Lada 2105 with a Turbo 2JZ

Lada 2105 with a turbo 2JZ inline-six

This custom Lada 2105 was built by Fedor Vorobyov to compete in drift series such as the Russian Drift Series Grand Prix. Under the hood sits a turbocharged 3.0 L 2JZ-GTE inline-six that makes 600 horsepower and 800 Nm (590 lb-ft) of torque. The engine features a stock crank, CP pistons, Manley rods, custom camshafts … Read more

Lada 2105 with a Turbo VR6

1982 Lada 2105 with a turbo VR6

Ivaylo Angelov spent his weekends for the last seven years transforming this 1982 Lada 2105 in his garage in Sofia, Bulgaria. Even though the project was built on a budget it doesn’t lack of talent or effort. The engine is a 2.8 L VR6 from a 1993 VW Golf. Ivaylo upgraded the engine with Eagle … Read more