Leave it up to a group called the Jet Pac to take some of the smallest cars ever made and stuff turbojet engines into them. They currently race a Mini with two engines and a Peel Trident with a single engine. The Peel Trident just set a record for the fastest Peel with a quarter-mile … Read more
The project involving swapping a Toyota Celica GT-Four into a Mini continues with episode seven. In this episode we find the team finishing the chassis mods and installing electric windows and locks. Source: Bad Obsession Motorsports
This Mini Cooper was built by Tachyon Performance in Louisville, Kentucky. They built the Mini on a tube chassis with a complete Porsche 944 powertrain. If the engine is stock, then output is anywhere from 217-250 horsepower. However if the engine and/or turbo was upgraded, there is no telling how much power this little thing … Read more
The project involving swapping a Toyota Celica GT-Four into a Mini continues with episode six. This episode continues with internal and external metal work. Source: Bad Obsession Motorsports
Here is another project where it’s hard to call it a swap but rather a car body was grafted around the engine and driver. Video below shows a Mini Cooper with a 6.0L LS2 engine putting down a good pass at the dragstrip. I tried to find more about this build but had no luck. … Read more
Bad Obsession Motorsport has posted episode five on their Project Binky, an Austin Mini with a turbocharged AWD drivetrain. In this video they build the firewall and start on the rear end.