Jaguar/Duratec V6 Swap Kit for Mazda MX-5

Jaguar and Duratec V6 Swap Kit for Mazda MX-5 Miata

Rocketeer is a company in Surrey, UK that developed a swap kit that allows a 3.0 L AJ30 V6 from a Jaguar S-Type or similar Duratec 30 V6 installed into a Mazda MX-5/Miata NA or NB. The Jaguar engine produces 240 horsepower at 6,750 rpm and 221 lb-ft at 4,100 rpm. The kit will work … Read more

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Mazda MX-5 with a Twin-Turbo V8

Mazda MX-5 with a Twin-Turbo LS1 V8

Street Machine set out to turn a Mazda MX-5 they purchased online sight-unseen into a very powerful monster. They sent the MX-5 to All Race Fabrications for most of the fabrication such as strengthening the chassis, installing a roll cage, fuel cell, and four-link rear suspension. Sticking out of the engine bay is a 5.7 … Read more

BMW ZF Transmission Adapter and Swap Kit for Miata

KMiata Honda K-series to ZF 5-speed trans adapter kit

KMiata is taking orders for their new ZF five-speed manual transmission (S5D-320Z) swap kits. The kit allows for the transmission to bolt-in to your NA and NB Miata whether you are using a Honda K-series engine or the factory Mazda BP engine. They also offer just the adapter plate and flywheel if you are building … Read more

Miata with a Snowmobile Engine

Mazda Miata with a Yamaha Snowmobile inline-three

This 1991 Mazda Miata called “Balto” was built by Evil Genius Racing in Davis, California to compete in LeMons racing. The original motor was sold when the team purchased the car and is now powered by a two-stroke 700 cc inline-three taken from a Yamaha Mountain Max snowmobile. The CVT transmission was also taken from … Read more

RWD Golf with a MX-5 Powertrain

RWD Golf Mk2 with a turbo 1.6 L inline-four

The front wheels in this Volkswagen Golf Mk2 are no longer being driven by the factory motor. Or being driven at all. Instead you will find power comes from a 1.6 L B6-ZE inline-four from a Mazda MX-5 with a KO3 turbocharger from an Audi. Power goes through a custom driveshaft to a LSD from … Read more