The 4G63 E30 Now Runs 9.7′s at 140mph

Last season, I had the pleasure of showing off my friend Matt’s ridiculously fast BMW E30 that is powered by a Mitsubishi 4G63 turbo engine. Back then, it was running 10.53 and 132 MPH, but he had mentioned that he had a lot more horsepower on tap for when he wanted it. So, rather than cranking the power up and watching parts scatter down the length of the track, this past winter Matt and the Infamous Performance crew put in work. They back-half’ed the car, swapped in a new SERIOUS transmission, and took it for a shake down pass this past weekend. On the first day out, without ever hitting 9′s before, Matt ripped off a 9.7 second quarter mile time at 140 miles per hour.  As always, I have the video evidence for your entertainment.

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How To Properly Build A Mitsubishi Powered Honda S2000

The guys over at Infamous Performance in Fall River MA are a ridiculously talented group.  One of their latest creations is a 4G63 turbo powered Honda S2000.  It is owned by a guy named TJ (one of the Infamous guys), and it entered his life in an extra crispy form, complete with a freshly doused engine fire.  After owning a high horsepower DSM, the goal for this car was “not trying to be that fast, just trying to have some fun and keep the car in one piece“.  Sure.  Once in the shop, the “budget build” began.

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