Tag: Engine Swaps

LT1-Powered Land Rover Defender In Lamborghini Verde Mantis Is Certainly A Unique Restomod

Say hello to the only Land Rover Defender of its kind, painted in a bright shade of Verde Mantis lifted directly from Lamborghini’s palette. This particular Defender spend the first 25 years of its life as a work vehicle in the UK before it was sent to E.C.D Automotive Design for a comprehensive overhaul. We […]

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Get The Best Of Both Worlds With This Corvette Z06-Powered 1969 Camaro

There has never been a better time to purchase a classic American muscle car with modern-day performance bits thanks to the growth of restomods. This 1969 Chevrolet Camaro is an excellent example of what money can buy you. This particular Camaro hit the auction block during Mecum’s Indy sales event that ran from May 13-21 […]

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AWD Audi S4 V8 Transplant Took This British Classic Vauxhall From 60 HP To 339 HP

Post-war British cars weren’t exactly known for their fiery performance. The 1961 E-type might have been able to top 150 mph (241 km/h) with a little careful “prep” from Jag before being dispatched to magazines like Autocar, but ordinary cars like the Vauxhall Victor sedan struggled to go half as quickly. Not this one though. […]

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These Crazy Malaysian Engine Swaps Are Simultaneously Amazing And Infuriating

Just when we thought we’d seen everything, a Malaysian tuning shop with a taste for JDM vehicles shows up with some crazy engine swaps that are likely to please some but aggravate others. Yung Lee Auto in Malaysia isn’t shy about mixing and matching brands, with engines from Toyota finding themselves in everything from Nissans […]

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Sedate-Looking 1996 Honda Civic Sedan Packs A Silvia Turbo Engine And RWD Secret

Many Honda purists look at the sixth-generation Civic as a car that needs basically nothing to be a great daily driver. One owner in New Zealand decided that he needed a couple of features that Honda never offered; a turbocharged engine, and – wait for it, rear-wheel drive. Those two modifications are among the most […]

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Special Land Rover ‘Q40’ Defender Restomod Is Inspired By The Famed Chinook

TECNIQ, a British engineering specialist, has just unveiled a special Land Rover Defender that takes inspiration from the Chinook helicopter, the longest-serving aircraft used by the Royal Air Force. This special Land Rover is known as the ‘Q40 Defender’ and will be auctioned off by Bonhams in September with all proceeds being donated to the […]

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Custom Made 2004 Subaru Forester With A WRX STI Engine And 6sp Manual Is Calling For You

When viewed from a distance, you could be excused for thinking this was just any old 2004 Subaru Forester. However, it is actually a very exciting sleeper that is looking for a new home. The Forester is up for auction through Bring a Trailer and while the exterior is relatively unassuming, it has been outfitted […]

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Sleeper 1964 Holden EH Premier Hides A 600 HP Godzilla Six Under Its Unassuming Hood

Often times we see classic cars swapped with more modern engines to give the vehicle more character or power, however they typically tend to be similar to the original engine in spirit. That’s exactly why this 1964 Holden EH Premier is so fascinating, because it has a heavily modified straight-six engine from a Nissan Skyline […]

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How Do You Feel About A 1973 Porsche 911 Targa That Ditched Its Flat-Six In Favor Of A Chevy V8?

This 1973 Porsche 911 Targa may not seem particularly special but a lot of changes have been made under this skin, ensuring it is unlike any other. The car has been listed up for sale through Exotic Car Trader and is located in Oregon. When it was new, the 911 Targa would have featured a […]

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