It's A Mid Engine V8... Pickup Truck?

Every wondered what would happen if you stuck a big V8 in the middle of one of those little Japanese pickups? Congratulations! You’re from New Zealand.


This is a 1996 Mazda Bongo with a 1969 Rover V8, doing some “lazy skids” as the car’s creator explains.


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I think we need a QOTD like “Shoulda had a V8.” Basically which are the most unlikely cars that shoulda had a V8. Dibs on this little hoonigan monster.