1974 Mini with a 502 whp Supercharged 3.5 L V6

1974 Mini with a supercharged 3.5 L Acura V6

This 1974 Mini called a “Super Cooper S” was built by Gildred Racing in Central California. In the back of Mini sits a supercharged 3.5 L J-series V6 making 502 hp and 383 lb-ft of torque to the wheels. The engine features a J32A2 long block, J35 crank, Arias forged 9.5 pistons, Crower H-beam rods, … Read more

RWD Mini with a BMW S65 V8 Update

RWD Mini with a BMW S65 V8

Last year we shared the RWD Mini Hatch (R56) being built by EDM Racing in Bicester, England. Since then they have made a lot of progress on the project. The team finished fabricating the custom floor and transmission tunnel which covers a 4.0 L S65 V8 and M-DCT seven-speed transmission from a BMW E92 M3. … Read more

For Sale: Mini with a Peugeot Diesel Inline-Four

Mini with a Peugeot diesel inline-four

This Mini is for sale in Portland, Oregon for $14,500. The car was restored after being imported from the UK in 2005. Under the hood sits a 1.5 L Peugeot TUD5 diesel inline-four with a Greasecar vegetable fuel system conversion. The engine sends power to the 13-inch aluminum wheels through a five-speed manual transmission. The … Read more

Project Binky Episode 25

Project Binky Mini with a Celica turbo inline-four and AWD drivetrain

Bad Obsession Motorsport are starting your week off right with a Project Binky update. The team has made a lot of progress building their incredibly modified Mini using a Toyota Celica GT-Four powertrain. In this update the team works on the wiring harness, washer bottle, clutch master cylinder, and plenty of brackets. Source: Bad Obsession … Read more

Mini with a Turbo B16

Mini with a turbo Honda B16 inline-four

This unique Mini was built by owner Ollie Scull in the UK. The orange little monster is powered by a turbocharged Honda B16A inline-four that makes 358 horsepower and 217 lb-ft of torque. The engine features a sleeved block, Wiseco pistons, Skunk2 Block Guard and valve springs, Brian Crower rods, titanium retainers, and Garrett GT3076R … Read more