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

Mini Cooper S with a Hyundai Turbo 1.6 L Inline-Four

Mini Cooper S with a Hyundai turbo 1.6 L inline-four

This Mini Cooper S (R53 2001–2006) came from the factory with a supercharged 1.6 L Tritec inline-four that made 160-168 hp and 155-162 lb-ft of torque connected to a Getrag G285 six-speed manual transmission. However owner JeonJin Kang replaced the factory powertrain with a turbocharged 1.6 L Gamma T-GDI (G4FJ) inline-four and Hyundai six-speed manual … Read more