Watch a pro street motorcycle rider get thrown from his bike at high…

Motorcycle drag racing is pretty insane to begin with, but trying to break into the very low seven second range on a pro street nitrous equipped Hayabusa without a wheelie bar is taking it to a new level. That is exactly what motorcycle racer Doug Witt was attempting to do when the crash you see here occurred.… » 5/08/11 2:00pm 5/08/11 2:00pm

PCH, Engine Swap Edition: Hayabusa-ized Honda 600 or Duramaxed '47 Ford?

I never would have imagined that 55% of you prefer a Pierre Cardin '73 AMX to a "real" '70 AMX, but that turned out to be the case in yesterday's Choose Your Eternity Poll. Today we're returning to a theme we visited with Aircraft Engine Edition PCH and Mix-N-Match Madness PCH: Engine swaps! Not only that, we're… » 1/09/08 5:00pm 1/09/08 5:00pm

It's Alive! Hayabusa-Derived V8 Tested in Ariel Atom

We received the following note from Dennis Palatov of dp Cars. If you're not familiar with Dennis's exploits building his own track-day sled, the DP1, from scratch, you should get so. He's in the process of testing a 2.8-liter, 32-valve Hartley H1 V8, essentially two Suzuki Hayabusa engines made to occupy the same… » 9/18/07 7:44am 9/18/07 7:44am

Jackrabbit: Hayabusa-Powered Volkswagen Mk1 Golf

It wasn't enough for H.R. Engineering to merely perform one of its signature front-to-rear-drive conversions on this Volkswagen Rabbit (Golf Mk1). Under this hood is bolted a turbocharged Suzuki Hayabusa engine producing 350 hp. Apparently, as expected, the one-off is quite a handful — and it yells quite loudly,… » 5/17/07 7:58am 5/17/07 7:58am