Motor Werks Racing is a company located in Cumming, Georgia specializing in modified Porsche 924/944 vehicles. The company recently finished transforming a 1986 Porsche 944 into this Porsche 924 GTP John Player Special tribute race car.
Under the hood sits a MWR Stage 3 Audi 1.8 L Turbo 20v inline-four that produces 550 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque. The engine features IE forged connecting rods, AEB big valve head, IE camshafts, dual valve springs, titanium retainers, and BorgWarner EFR turbocharger.
Motor Werks Racing loves the engine so much they offer a 1.8 L swap kit for the Porsche 924/944. The 1.8 L 20v reduces overall weight. The factory Porsche 944 engine weighs 373 lb and produces 147 horsepower while the turbo version weighs 431 lb and produces 217 horsepower. The 1.8 L 20v weighs 226 lbs and produces 275-600+ horsepower.
The drivetrain features a Porsche 987 transmission with custom axles. It rides on a Porsche 996 rear subframe with RSS two-piece control arms, RSS rear adjustable toe links, MWR custom steering rack, MWR tubular adjustable sway bars, Bilstein 10-way adjustable shocks, and 996 Brembo brakes.