RB25 Powered Mazda Miata

The first upgrade to the Miata was a turbo kit. That could only add so much power. Then the owner upgraded the car with a donation of a blown RB25 from a friend’s drift 240SX. The engine is a RB25DET from a Nissan R34 NEO Skyline. With the Garrett turbo, the engine is putting out … Read more

Mazda Miata with LS1

This 1995 Mazda Miata has a 2001 LS1 [original link no longer exists: http://www.v8rx7forum.com/showthread.php?58532-95-Miata-LS1%5D with a T-56 six speed transmission. [image link no longer exists: http://ls1toy.com/sub_ls1toy/Calvins_Miata_files/Media/IMG_0004/IMG_0004.jpg%5D [image link no longer exists: http://ls1toy.com/sub_ls1toy/Calvins_Miata_files/Media/IMG_0026/IMG_0026.jpg%5D More images can be seen here [original link no longer exists: http://ls1toy.com/sub_ls1toy/Calvins_Miata.html%5D

Wreck Racing’s 1UZ-FE V8 Powerd Miata

Wreck Racing Mazda Miata with a Toyota 1UZ V8

Wreck Racing is a student run automotive club at Georgia Tech. The team is comprised of undergraduate students all from different majors such as mechanical engineers, computer science majors, and electrical engineers. Each year Wreck Racing enters the Grassroots Motorsports Challenge. Each team can only spend the amount of money equal to the year it … Read more

Swaptastic’s LS1 Miata

1991 Mazda Miata with a LS1 V8

Nathan Sumner has spent his life appreciating automotive performance and while at college decided it was time for his own performance project car. He decided to purchase a 1991 Mazda Miata due to its pedigree of great handing, dependability, and relative low cost of ownership. The original owner had installed a Flyin’ Miata FM2 Turbo … Read more

Mazda Miata with a Jaguar V12

Talk about a cram job. Fitting anything of decent HP into a Miata and you are in for some work but having a V12 layout and you are going to really have some work. It appears the firewall and hood was cut to make for engine clearance and to stick the weight more in the … Read more

Project Banshee: Mazda Miata with a Ford 302 V8

Project Banshee Mazda Miata with a Ford 302 V8

What’s better then a small car with V8 torque? Stacey David is finding that out with a new project on his TV show GearZ TV. The project involves installing a Ford 302 ci V8 into a first gen Mazda Miata. The inspiration for this was based off people asking him to feature a cheaper project … Read more