2008 BMW 135i with a Dinan V8

2008 BMW 135i with a S65 V8

Marco Svizzero stopped by Jay Leno’s Garage to show off his 2008 BMW 135i M1 clone. Marco has upgraded everything on this BMW except the paint. The factory twin-turbo inline-six was replaced with a Dinan stroked 4.6 L S65 V8 that produces 502 horsepower. You can see more photos and videos of this coupe in … Read more

Gowans Celica with a Repco V8

Bruce Gowans Toyota Celica Sports Sedan with a Repco V8

Bruce Gowans recently unveiled his restored 1977 Toyota Celica Sports Sedan race car. Bruce originally developed the car with friend Alan Ling and was built by John McCormack. The car was incredible fast and finished third in the 1978 Australian Sports Sedan Championship behind race teams with much larger budgets. After it finished racing the … Read more

1941 Willys with a LS7

1941 Willys with a LS7 V8

This 1941 Willys was a full drag race car for many years until the owners decided to take it to Detroit Speed for an overhaul. The original tube chassis and Mustang IFS built for drag racing was replaced with a custom square tube version built by DSE with their X-Gen 535 subframe and IFS. The … Read more

1963 Volkswagen Bus with a Mid-Engine Big-Block V8

Mike "Hotrod" Rowan's 1963 VW Bus with a mid-engine 468 ci big-block Chevy V8

Mike “Hotrod” Rowan found a 1963 VW Bus in a field in Valdosta, Georgia for $275 and it only took six weeks to build what you see here. Behind the driver sits a 468 ci big-block Chevy V8 that produces 586 horsepower. If that isn’t enough he also has a 150 shot of nitrous. Backing … Read more