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Hero Sticks A Viper V10 In A Chrysler PT Cruiser

The Chrysler PT Cruiser is one of the most disrespected cars… in the world. But has someone found a way to actually make it a, dare I say it, good car? I suppose you’ll have to make your own opinions on this, but I love the fact that these guys are breaking the ‘rules’ and making something quite bad, into something different. Surely that can’t be a bad thing?

This isn’t a standard PT Cruiser as I’m sure you can see. Under the hood sits an 8.3-litre V10 straight from the track legend that is the Viper, and therefore, this once mundane car now produces 500bhp.

Alongside the wicked power figures, it’s been converted into a pickup and given side-exit exhausts – just for the drama (and the incredible sound). Of course it couldn’t end there. It’s been lowered and given some fancy wheels to top off the look.

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So what other boring and dim cars would you whack a great, powerful engine in? Personally, I’d love to put something stupidly powerful in a Prius. Rip everything else out like the batteries and interior, and make the ultimate track ready Prius. Maybe an LS for reliability and ease? Or maybe something ore Toyota centred like a 2JZ.

Let me know your ideas in the comments!

Alex Harrington

Alex started racing at a young age so certainly knows his way around a car and a track. He can just about put a sentence together too, which helps. He has a great interest in the latest models, but would throw all of his money at a rusty old French classic and a 300ZX. Contact: [email protected]

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  1. I know one of the more creative swaps already happened in a Prius. It was a Hellcat powered Prius.

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