Conversions

For Sale: 1971 BMW 1600 ute conversion with M20 engine

Sep 02, 2013

If you’re after a small rear-wheel drive ute and want something a bit more up-market than a Datsun 1200, and the Holden and Ford offerings don’t tickle your fancy, perhaps this will take to your...

Porsche Cayenne convertible conversion announced

Jul 28, 2013

Love it or loathe it, chopping the roof off a Porsche Cayenne is always going to attract attention. Newport Convertible Engineering, a company that specialises in such jobs, has come up with a complete conversion...

Video: Mobility scooter vs R33 Nissan Skyline GTS-T

Jul 23, 2013

Have you ever seen a mobility scooter race a car? A video has appeared on YouTube showing a mobility scooter racing an R33 Nissan Skyline GTS-T along a quarter mile drag race. As you have...

Video: 2JZ-powered Toyota 86 passing like a boss

Jul 16, 2013

A video showing Formula Drift ace Fredric Aasbo steering a 2JZ-powered Toyota 86 has hit the web, giving us all a lesson in how to overtake when out on the track. When it comes to...

Video: Top Gear and Honda creating world’s fastest lawnmower

Jun 14, 2013

The guys from Top Gear, along with help from Honda and Team Dynamics, are looking to reset the world record by creating the fastest lawnmower on the planet. A preview video has just surfaced online...

For Sale: 2009 Holden SSV Ute with a 7.0-litre ‘LS7’ V8

May 24, 2013

What’s better than a Holden SSV Ute with a 6.0-litre V8 engine? A Holden SSV Ute with a stonking 427-cubic-inch LS7 (7.0-litre) V8 engine of course. When 260-270kW isn’t enough, perhaps 380kW at the wheels...

DP Motorsports 964 Porsche 911 recreated into classic RS 2.7

Apr 16, 2013

When it comes to modifying cars and creating your own piece of personalisation, it’s often the old-school cars that we lust after. DP Motorsports in Germany has just finished building its latest project which involved...

Fiat 500 with a Lamborghini V12 engine (video)

Apr 14, 2013

Think of the craziest engine conversion idea for a car and we can bet it probably won’t be as crazy as this one. It involves taking one of the smallest cars ever produced and fitting...

Video: 541kW Volkswagen Golf Mk1 is a ballistic street car

Mar 14, 2013

Now this is what you call a sleeper. It’s a humble Volkswagen Golf Mk1 fitted with a heavily tuned 8800rpm 2.0-litre turbo engine. Basically, it’s one of the most powerful street legal front-wheel drive cars...

For Sale: Porsche 550 RS Spyder with 200kW WRX engine

Mar 08, 2013

If you’re after a super-cool car, a classic that will leave everybody in jaw-dropped amazement, it’s hard to walk past a Porsche 550 Spyder – even a replica version commands respect. The 550 is the...

For Sale: 1959 BMW Isetta with a 502ci Chevrolet V8

Jan 30, 2013

Take one of the world’s smallest cars ever made, the three-wheeled 1959 BMW Isetta, and fit it with one of Detroit’s finest V8 engines. Then, supercharge it. The end result is this nasty looking thing...

CDC International offers carbon fibre roof conversions

Jan 22, 2013

Like us, do you have strong obsession for all things carbon fibre? A company called CDC International is announcing it can do carbon fibre roof conversions for almost any vehicle. Some sports cars come straight...