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I just found this video while wandering around on youtube. It shows a heavily modified Honda Civic with a 454 LSX V8. The owner claims the motor is good for 800 horsepower by itself and with the nitrous, he estimates 2,200 horsepower. The plan is to drag, drift and autocross this monster soon. Can’t wait … Read more
San Francisco builder Jacques Andres wanted to build a competitive Mini for the 25 Hours of Thunderhill. He didn’t have the money to build a 500 horsepower engine so he decided to just install another motor. Each engine is a factory supercharged 1.6L four-cylinder good for 250 horsepower. With both engines the Mini weighs 2,700 … Read more
A good friend pointed us to RaceLab’s amazing MR2 project. The power plant is a turbocharged Honda K20 good for 890 horsepower to the wheels. That level of power stuffed in a 2,400 lb package equals one incredibly fast car. As one can imagine with a swap like this, there are those who don’t like … Read more
If you do not enjoy V8 music, you will have a bad day watching this video from LS Fest 2013.