2019 Polaris RZR with a 600 hp LS3

2019 Polaris RZR XP 1000 with a LS3 V8

It’s been almost a year since we first shared the custom 2019 Polaris RZR called “Never Enough” built by Jason Hawk at his company Hawk Engineering in Jackson, Missouri. Since then they’ve been having fun testing the RZR around town and off-road. The project features a custom rear frame/cradle holding a 600 hp 6.2 L … Read more

Audi TT RS with a 1070+ hp Turbo R30 VR6

Audi TT RS with a Turbo R30 VR6

Don Octane debuted their Audi TT RS project at TTT Half Mile event in Berlin, Germany. There the car reached 317.63 km/h (197.36 mph) in the half-mile on 2.1 bar (30.4 psi) of boost. The factory 2.5 R5 TFSI inline-five is no longer in the engine bay. Instead there is a turbocharged R30 VR6 mated … Read more

1967 Datsun 1000 with a CA18DE

1967 Datsun 1000 with a CA18DE inline-four

Aden Hadley built his first race car called “Superdatto” using a 1967 Datsun 1000 (B10) for his race team Rising Sun Racing Australia. The Datsun is powered by a CA18DE inline-four built with lightened ACL pistons, Spool Imports H-beam connecting rods, Tighe custom camshafts, custom solid lifters, ported head, and individual throttle bodies from a … Read more

Vauxhall Astra GTE with a 740 hp Turbo C20LET

Vauxhall Astra GTE with a turbo C20LET inline-four

Carl Hartley owns a very fast Mk2 Vauxhall Astra GTE called Rusty Bullet. Under the hood sits a turbocharged C20LET inline-four making 740 horsepower tuned by ADE Tuning in Lower Darwen, England. The engine uses a 87 mm bored block with Wossener forged pistons, steel rods, ACL main and rod bearings, Nissan Pulsar intake, and … 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