Engine swap

Take your vehicle to the next level with these exciting engine swap ideas. Upgrade your ride's performance and unleash its full potential with a new and powerful engine.
2003 Mercedes CLK with a Turbo M104 Inline-Six Inline, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes Clk, Turbo Car, Horsepower, Mercedes Car, Turbo, Dream Cars Audi, Mercedes

Mårten Stångberg and his team at Team Lovetap in Sweden spent the off-season rebuilding the engine, transmission, and trunk area in their 2003 Mercedes CLK. For those unfamiliar with the project, it's powered by a turbocharged 3.2 L M104 inline-six producing 800 horsepower and 930 Nm (685 lb-ft) of torque and Tex Racing T101a four-speed...

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RWD 1983 Civic with a Mid-Engine Supercharged J32 V6 Civic Hatchback, Acura Integra, Ford Festiva, Shelby Gt500, Rally Car, Cars Trucks, Peugeot, Manual Transmission, Race Cars

Timothy Stuart is transforming a 1983 Civic hatchback for one lucky customer into a RWD mid-engine race car inspired by Group B rally cars from the 1980’s. He started by removing the front chassis/subframe and suspension from a 2002 Acura 3.2TL and welding it into the back of the Civic. The powertrain uses a 3.2...

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Porsche, Formula 1, Porsche 917, Turbocharger, Turbo, Porsche Cars, Ford, Engine Swap, Carros

Canepa released a video of a Porsche 917/10 flat-twelve running they recently rebuilt. The air-cooled 5.0 L engine was assembled by Christian Enstam and features mechanical fuel injection, four oil scavenge pumps, and two turbochargers. The engine weighs 600 lb fully dressed and rebuilt every 40 hours of operation. Generally 10 hours of testing and...