Conversions

Video: 480hp V8 Chev bar stool – ‘Add A Motor To It’

Oct 26, 2011

Following in the theme set by the world’s fastest couch last month, the latest episode of ‘Add A Motor To It’ features a 480hp V8 Chev bar stool. What will they think of next? Kit...

Nissan Juke-R unveiled in full by surprise in Spain

Oct 25, 2011

Nissan has shocked us all by unveiling the Nissan Juke-R concept in full at a recent Nissan Qashqai launch in Spain. The company has released a couple of videos in the past few weeks and...

For Sale: 1997 Volvo V90 with LS1 V8 Chev engine

Oct 24, 2011

Obviously, this has got to be one of the best sleepers concepts around. It’s a 1997 Volvo V90 wagon with a LS1 Chevrolet V8 under the bonnet. And it’s up for sale right now on...

Video: Nissan Juke-R gets a roll cage

Oct 20, 2011

Nissan has released a third update on the interesting Nissan Juke-R concept. This time its a video showing the muscly SUV’s new roll cage system being put together, and a sub frame and mounting points...

For Sale: 1974 Nissan Fairlady Z carbon fibre with RB30DE

Oct 14, 2011

If you love old-school JDM-tuning like we do, then you’ll love this full carbon 1974 Nissan Fairlady Z. It comes with a naturally aspirated RB30DE engine matched to an RB26DETT GT-R head. The 3.0-litre straight-six...

Video: E46 BMW 3 Series custom-built drift car with 500hp LS3 6.2 V8

Oct 11, 2011

Here’s something different to the usual JDM-style tuning normally associated with the drift scene. It’s a custom-built BMW E46 3 Series Coupe drift car featuring an LS3 V8, built by HGK Racing. Yes, a BMW...

BMW Z3 M Coupe with M5 V10 engine does 0-340km/h

Sep 26, 2011

It seems the previous generation BMW M5 V10 engine is a hot power source for car conversion enthusiasts. After earlier this month’s Subaru Impreza WRX V10 BMW M5 conversion had us watering at the mouth,...

Video: Subaru Impreza WRX with BMW M5 V10 engine

Sep 05, 2011

We always love crazy conversions and wacky ideas here at PD, and this Subaru Impreza WRX V10 BMW M5-powered creation is a fine example. Yes, a 5.0-litre V10 rear-wheel drive Subaru Impreza WRX. A debut...

For Sale: E28 BMW 528i Motorsport with 3.5-litre engine conversion

Aug 07, 2011

This is one of those rare cool finds for sale that is actually affordable. It’s a 1983 E28 BMW 528i Motorsport with a 3.5-litre straight six engine conversion. It’s also got a five-speed manual transmission,...

Fiat 126 with supercharged 1100cc Honda Blackbird engine

Jul 22, 2011

Now this is a pretty cool find. It’s a custom made Fiat 126 with a rear-mounted 1100cc Honda Blackbird motor in the back. Supercharged. Unlike our usual Cool Finds, this one is not for sale,...

For Sale: Ford Mustang ‘Vanquishd’ with Aston Martin V12

Jul 13, 2011

Here’s something different. It’s the 2005 Ford Mustang ‘Vanquishd’ show car with an Aston Martin V12 engine under the bonnet, and it’s now for sale. ‘Vanquishd’ was on display at the 2006 SEMA Show, after...

For Sale: Bullet Roadster V8 Mazda MX-5

Jul 06, 2011

This Bullet Roadster Mazda MX-5 is the perfect car for those who want an MX-5, but haven’t bought one yet because they feel it lacks in power. Well how does a V8-powered Mazda MX-5 sound?...