Toyota Nascar with a 2JZ-GTE Update 2

Toyota Nascar with a 2JZ-GTE inline-six

Chris Forsberg, Ryan Tuerck, and Dylan Hughes have been working on installing a built 2JZ-GTE inline-six into a 2011 Toyota Nascar Cup Series race car. In these updates the team finishes work on the swap before taking it to the dyno where it made 615 horsepower on 23 psi of boost. Source: Gumout Channel via … Read more

Audi S3 with a 1200 hp Turbo VR6

Audi S3 with a 1200 hp Turbo VR6

Takis Paraskevopoulos owns one of the fastest Audi S3 in Greece. He built the car to drag race at his company 0-400 Tune 2 Race. The vehicle is powered by a 3.0 L R30 VR6 which produces 1200+ horsepower. Power is sent to all four slicks through a Nissan Skyline R32 AWD drivetrain featuring Quaife … Read more

For Sale: 1971 Opel GT with a Ford 2.3 L Inline-Four

1971 Opel GT with a Ford 2.3 L inline-four

This 1971 Opel GT built for LeMons racing is for sale in Racine, Wisconsin for $3,995. In the engine bay sits a naturally aspirated 2.3 L inline-four from a Ford Ranger with upgraded rockers and modified camshaft. The drivetrain uses a T5 five-speed manual transmission with a new clutch and Alfa Romeo rear axle with … Read more

1980 Mercedes 450SL with a Turbo 1JZ-GTE Inline-Six

1980 Mercedes 450SL with a 1JZ-GTE Inline-Six

Cam Clerx enjoys driving his 1980 Mercedes 450SL but grew tired of the factory V8 leaving him stranded. So he sent the convertible to Robert Rubio and his team at Sideways Performance for a powertrain upgrade. There they replaced the Mercedes engine and transmission with a turbocharged 2.5 L 1JZ-GTE VVTi inline-six and Toyota automatic … Read more

Bullet Race Engineering’s New Billet RB30 Block

Bullet Race Engineering Billet RB30 Block

Andre Simon from High Performance Academy interviewed Darren Palumbo from Bullet Race Engineering (BRE) about their new RB-series block. The company made several improvements to allow for a stronger Callies Ultra Billet crankshaft. The company designed the block to use 2JZ main bearings and Honda rod bearings. They also increased wall thickness, keyway size, and … Read more