For Sale: 1999 Miata with a Supercharged Hellcat V8

Mazda Miata with a supercharged Hellcat V8

This 1999 Mazda Miata “HellKitty” will be auctioned at Barrett-Jackson (lot #149) in Las Vegas on October 3-5. The project was built by the Stephen Crapps and his team on their KARR YT channel. The Miata is powered by a supercharged 6.2 L Hellcat V8, six-speed manual transmission, and Ford 8.8-inch rear end with a … Read more

1992 Miata with a Nitrous 2.4 L Ecotec Inline-Four

1992 Miata with a 2.4 L Ecotec Inline-Four

Carter Maneki originally wanted to turbocharge the factory 1.6 L inline-four in his 1992 Mazda Miata. However after inspecting the engine he discovered many issues. Instead of rebuilding and turbocharging the stock engine, Carter took the opportunity to go in a direction direction. Carter settled on swapping a 2.4 L Ecotec LE5 inline-four from a … Read more

Mazda MX-5 with a Turbo 13B

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

Lee Docherty built his Mazda MX-5 to compete at the dragstrip. Under the hood sits a turbocharged 13B two-rotor built by Pac Performance in Revesby, NSW, Australia mated to a GForce five-speed transmission. The engine produces 1200 horsepower thanks to billet plates, Garrett GTX55 turbocharger, Turbosmart 60 mm wastegate, and MicroTech LT16c ECU. Lee’s personal … Read more

Miata with a Turbo 1.8 L Inline-Four

1994 Miata with a turbo 1.8 L inline-four

This 1994 Mazda Miata is being rebuilt by the owner @extech_mike after suffering a wreck last year. The talented fabrication saw it as an opportunity to make the car even better than before. The front now sports a custom tubular front end with tubular upper control arms. In the engine bay sits a turbocharged 1.8 … Read more

For Sale: 2016 Miata with a LS3 V8

2016 MX-5 Miata with a LS3 V8

This 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata Grand Touring is for sale in Fredericksburg, Virginia with a current bid of $51,000. The sports car was sent to Flyin’ Miata shortly after purchase for a complete powertrain swap. The replaced the factory 2.0 L inline-four with a 6.2 L LS3 V8 built by Lingenfelter making 525 horsepower. They … Read more

Building a Miata with a Turbo 13B

1991 Miata with a turbo 13B

This 1991 Miata SE came from the factory with a 1.6 L inline-four and four-speed automatic transmission. However the owner decided to go in a different direction after repairing a broken transmission resulted in splitting the engine block. The first step involved replacing the factory subframe with a V8 Roadsters tubular subframe. On that sits … Read more