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

How To Build An Intake Out Of Carbon Fiber, Styrofoam And Condoms

We've long admired the crew performing a Hayabusa engine transplant into a Mazda Miata, both for its technical complexity and sheer steel cojones. The latest lesson: When it comes to molding carbon fiber air horns, nothing beats a Trojan. » 10/08/10 12:00pm 10/08/10 12:00pm

Project Miatabusa: One Step Closer To 13,000 RPM Miata Madness

The reason that the Angry Hamsters don't have room for the supercharged Studebaker Lark at their shop is a really good one: there's a Hayabusa-powered Mazda Miata in the works! » 7/10/10 1:00pm 7/10/10 1:00pm

What's The Best Car For A Hayabusa Swap?

Having just visited the secret warehouse in which Dave Coleman (of Ghettocharged Miata fame), Alex (of CBR1000-powered Geo Metro fame), and Tim (of Magna V65-powered Honda Z600 fame) are dropping a Hayabusa engine into a Miata, today's question is obvious. » 6/27/10 11:30pm 6/27/10 11:30pm

Hayabusa-Powered Geo Metro To Take On LeMons, Sneers At Ghettocharged…

Did you think that the Ghettocharged FrankenMiata » 11/20/08 4:30pm 11/20/08 4:30pm, , , and meant that the upcoming get any better? Wrong! We've just received a few photos of the Team Metro-Gnome Geo Metro, which is powered by- hallelujah!- a engine! It's a front-wheel-drive setup, chain-driving the original Suzuki differential… and, yes, that …

'Busa Kart!

What's that you say? Can't afford one of those new V8 Ariel Atom 500s? Well, who says the only way to have an insane power-to-weight ratio with four wheels is in one of those trackday toy cars? They're barely streetable anyways. Just do what this guy did, and mount a Hayabusa engine on your go-kart. It may have a… » 3/07/08 3:45pm 3/07/08 3:45pm

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 going… » 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