Tag Archives: V8

Saab 95 wagon with a big block V8

A late sixties Saab 95 wagon seems like a fairly unlikely candidate for a big block V8 swap but here it is on eBay. It is also sitting on a Chevrolet S10 frame which gives it a higher ride height.

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V8 powered Mercedes Benz W123 wagon

I enjoy interesting engine swaps and while this one uses the ubiquitous Chevrolet small block V8 it is interesting because the engine has gone into a 1982 Mercedes Benz 300TD station wagon.

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V8 powered Toyota Corona Coupe

Check out this V8 powered Toyota Corona Coupe. Not merely any V8 either but an all aluminum Lexus 1UZ V8 hooked to a manual gearbox.

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Corolla with a supercharged Lexus V8

Hooniverse is highlighting this amazing 70s Corolla with a V8 swap. Not content with a more mundane Chevrolet V8 swap this one has a supercharged Lexus V8 backed by a T56 manual gearbox. Looking very well fabricated but almost like … Continue reading

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Engine Swap Depot

I’m a big fan of engine swaps. Good, bad or silly. http://www.engineswapdepot.com has compiled a huge list of them for your viewing pleasure. Here is a sample

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Wild dual engine custom

Another wild build for today – this time a dual engined hot rod style custom. Utilizing not one but two small block Chevrolet V8 engines and registered as a 1969 IH Scout of all things. The roof and windshield is … Continue reading

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Li’l Red Express – Dodge Dakota

Here is one I didn’t know existed until I saw one – Li’l Red Express – Dodge Dakota Made from 1990-1992 the Li’l Red Express or Li’l Red Dakota based on the Dodge Dakota. All had the 5.2L V8 engine … Continue reading

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