The Porsche 911 is a sports car that has an almost religious following. For many, it’s perfection in automotive form, and to change the rear-engined flat-six formula could be considered a crime punishable by Versa. Here in the Hooniverse, we don’t quite see it that way… well, except for Bradley of course, but he’s long since drunk the Teutonic Kool-Aid. We’re always up for a good engine swap, and thanks to the car-crazed denizens of The Car Lounge, we’ve come across one that we full support.
A man has taken a 930 Turbo, removed the brilliant motor slotted into the ass, and inserted… something else. Keep reading to see the clip.
The video says LSX, but this is not that cast-iron mill and instead the aluminum LS7 engine. Before you decry the fact that the owner has now made the car worse, we want you to consider that the LS7 V8 is actually lighter than the flat-six it has replaced. Also, listen to it for f*$ks sake!
We think this car could be the starting point for a European-American automotive revolution. The Italian-American Iso Rivolta is still awesome. Now replace Italian with German, and we might have something here, but in reverse. Let’s start stuffing the V8 engines found under the hood of Mercedes-Benz AMG cars into our coupes, sedans, and wagon.
Oh glorious gods of Pah(!), please make it so.