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Subaru WRX with Nissan Skyline GT-R Engine Swap

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This Subaru WRX STI-Powered VW Beetle Could Be the Ultimate Sleeper

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The Best Cars to Modify in the UK : A Top Ten

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ONE, TWO, THREE, what are we incrementing FOUR? (Don’t ask, we don’t give a damn) A Dutch electronics engineer reckons Japanese auto-maker Subaru isn’t acting on a key-fob cloning vulnerability he discovered. Tom Wimmenhove claims to have discovered that Subaru’s electronic keys don’t use a random number. The “rolling code” instead merely increments codes. Wimmenhove …

IN THE CUSTOM WORLD, there are few more challenging builds than designing a motorcycle around a car engine. They’re heavy and torque focused, and trying to physically fit one into a production bike frame is easier said than done. But what if your starting point is a car engine and you build everything around it? …

When somebody forces a freaking Nissan Skyline GT-R engine into a Subaru WRX, people are going to want to call the result animal names. Heck, the owner of the thing dubbed it Panda WRX (we’re pretty sure the Fiat pun is not intended) and we have to admit we dig this puppy. As you can …

The Subaru BRZ, Scion FR-S, and Toyota GT86 are all basically the same car underneath. A popular fun machine at an affordable price is an appealing thing, and they’ve sold pretty well. Most car enthusiasts will wind up wanting to modify and upgrade their cars, tailoring its experience for their own personal tastes. There are …

Originally, this Beetle likely made around 40 horsepower. Now it makes at well over 300. Thanks to years of tinkering, people have figured out a number of ways to make a faster Volkswagen Beetle. You can do anything from converting its stock flat-four to run on Weber carbs, to swapping in an engine from the …

For as long as there have been cars, there have been legions of oil-stained tinkerers who have been customising and rebuilding them, whether to make them faster, better to drive or just a bit fancier to look at. Modifying a car can be as simple as changing a set of wheels or as complex as …

Subaru’s EJ engine has been in use for more than 20 years and remains under the hood of Subaru’s most sporty road car, the WRX STI. Vince Griffin is no stranger to these engines. In fact, they are all he has worked on for the past seven years. For nearly a full decade, Griffin has …

I’m not much for the “LS swap the world” demeanor, but sometimes, it’s way cooler than it has any right being — this is one of those builds. Instead of taking the typical route of airbag suspension and a tune, the crew at Moore Performance took this Subaru Forester, or at least what’s left of it, and made …

This ‘Blobeye’ Impreza has had the price of a house invested in it, and it’s won Best in Show at quite a few exhibitions. Never has the saying ‘you can sleep in a car, but you can’t race a house’ been more apt. This 2002 Subaru Impreza ‘Blobeye’ has had roughly $250,000 invested in it. …

Recently, Subaru ambitiously took its WRX STI Type RA NBR race car to the Nurburgring to take a shot at the four-door lap record. This 600-horsepower alphabet soup car is a revised version of the car that broke the Isle of Man lap record for a car last year. The current four-door lap record is …