Mazda RX-8 with a Twin-Turbo Mercedes V8

Mazda RX-8 with a Twin-Turbo Mercedes M113 V8

This Mazda RX-8 is being built by Hepp Garage Racing Factory in Limanowa, Poland. The car was previously powered by a twin-charged stroked 2.9 L BMW M50 inline-six featuring a BorgWarner S300SXE turbocharger and Eaton M62 supercharger. They recently swapped to a twin-turbo 5.0 L Mercedes M113 V8 featuring two JRspec GTX3076R turbochargers and a 1 mm decompression plate. The V8 is mated to a ZP six-speed (BMW M57) manual transmission using a Poweride adapter plate, flywheel, and twin-disc clutch.

Mazda RX-8 with a Twin-Turbo Mercedes M113 V8

Mazda RX-8 with a Twin-Turbo Mercedes M113 V8

Mazda RX-8 with a Twin-Turbo Mercedes M113 V8

Mazda RX-8 with a Twin-Turbo Mercedes M113 V8

Mazda RX-8 with a Twin-Turbo Mercedes M113 V8

Photos of the previous engine setup.

Mazda RX-8 with a twin-charged BMW M50 inline-six

Mazda RX-8 with a twin-charged BMW M50 inline-six

Source: Hepp Garage Racing Factory FB page via Piotr

14 thoughts on “Mazda RX-8 with a Twin-Turbo Mercedes V8”

    1. Driving my 6th Mazda vehicle, that I have driven each over the last 25 yrs. Loved every one. You have to know what is important in life. My car’s are my priorities. Just Sayin.

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