Conversions

  • Suzuki Swift rally car Evo X conversion

    Suzuki Swift rally car gets awesome Mitsubishi Evo X conversion

    Suzuki took the wraps of its fourth-gen Swift late last year at the 2023 Tokyo Motor Show, but there’s very little for enthusiasts to get excited about. A 61kW three-cylinder or a mild-hybrid engine. Yawn. Where’s the Swift Sport? Who…

  • V8 electric drill Toyan

    Video: Electric drill gets Toyan V8 engine conversion, revs to 12,500rpm

    Getting sick and tired of your pissy little 18V cordless drill burning out whenever you hit some hard stuff? You need a V8 drill. Yep, an actual V8-powered drill. YouTube channel Lets Learn Something has posted up an interesting –…

  • Video: Subaru WRX STI with Ferrari V8 engine conversion is nuts

    How’s this for a sick conversion? A 2004 Subaru WRX STI featuring a Ferrari V8 engine swap. Yep, it’s insane. And it has been built to compete in rally. So not only is this a proper build and not some…

  • TR3 Performance creates mental Lamborghini Huracan twin-turbo

    We’re no stranger to wild Lamborghinis here at DE. Whether that’s the ballistic Urus SUV, rumours of the brand’s hybrid future or, as in this case, an aftermarket twin-turbo Huracan by TR3 Performance and ADV.1 Wheels. While this one isn’t…

  • Aussies create custom V12 LS engine conversion for Kia Pregio

    What is a dingy old Kia work van doing on Driving Enthusiast stinking up the joint? Well as you might have guessed, this old Kia Pregio is not standard in any conceivable way. It is pregnant with apocalyptic fury. The…

  • Subaru BRZ wide-body spotted with LS3 Chev V8 engine

    The Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ have been with us since 2012, with not much in the way of power upgrades, but the aftermarket has gone crazy with solutions for the power-hangry demographic. Reasons for not providing factory turbocharged, supercharged…

  • Lexus IS 200 with 6spd manual 1UZ V8 conversion

    Interested in doing up a project car but not sure where to start? This Lexus IS 200 with a 1UZ V8 engine conversion might spark some inspiration. And it’s up for sale. Appearing on Gumtree recently, the car is a…

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