Miata with a LGX V6

Mazda Miata NB with a 3.6 L LGX V6

CCP Fabrication is a company in Port Richey, Florida producing composite body panels for Mazda and Porsche vehicles. Over the past two years the company has also been building a Miata (NB) time trials race car. The unique creation is powered by a 3.6 L LGX V6 taken from a 2017 Camaro. The drivetrain features … Read more

Mazda MX-5 with a Turbo 13B

Mazda MX-5 with a turbo 13B two-rotor

This Mazda MX-5 was built by KMS Engine in Henryk√≥w-Urocze, Poland. Under the hood sits a turbocharged 1.3 L 13B bridgeport rotary producing 517 horsepower and 482 Nm of torque on 19 psi of boost. The motor features a 90 mm throttle body, Apex seals, custom fuel rail, four Siemens Deka 850 cc injectors, custom … Read more

Mazda Miata with a LS3 V8

Mazda Miata with a LS3 V8

Aaron Leichty built this Mazda Miata at his company The Winning Formula in Louisville, Kentucky. The car is powered by a 480 horsepower LS3 V8 crate motor with an Aviaid 3-stage dry-sump system sitting on a V8Roadsters subframe. Power is sent through a Tremec TR-6060 six-speed manual transmission through a Getrag G80 differential out to … Read more

1990 Miata with a Ford 5.0 L V8

1990 Miata with a Ford 5.0 L V8

The most glaring modification to this 1990 Mazda Miata is the addition of a Simpson Design Italia body kit covered in burnt orange paint with black racing stripes. The Miata’s factory inline-four and transmission were replaced with a 5.0 L V8 and five-speed manual transmission from a 1993 Mustang SVT Cobra. The V8 produces 238 … Read more

Miata with a Turbo 13B Update

1991 Miata with a turbo 13B two-rotor

Last year we shared the Rotary Miata being built by Hayden Allen in his garage. Since then he’s made a lot of progress on the unique project. The car is powered by a turbocharged 1.3 L two-rotor from a Mazda RX-7 Turbo II (FC series 5) sitting on a V8 Roadsters tubular subframe. The motor … Read more