1200HP Rotary Powered Miata

November 17th, 2015

Check out Mad Mike’s four-rotor Mazda Miata at the 2015 SEMA Show. This unique roadster is setup for drift racing and it is on display in the Garrett Turbochargers booth. Mad Mike is a native of New Zealand but he makes frequent trips to the U.S. to compete in Formula Drift events. With its four rotor engine configuration and a pair of Garrett GTX 40 turbos, this car sounds awesome. Sure, you could build a high-powered V8 for a fraction of the cost but there is something to be said for originality. This specially designed rotary Mazda engine certainly has Read More

Electric Miata Assault & Battery kills the tires on the Dyno with 1,350 ft-lbs of Torque

August 20th, 2014

John from LoneStar EV Performance in Houston, TX put his Assault & Battery Electric Miata on the dyno for the first time to see just how powerful the 2000 amp Zilla controllers feeding dual NetGain 9-inch motors are.  They initially had some trouble on the dyno since the instant torque of the electric motors caused the huge slicks to go up in smoke on the dyno rollers. After a few tries of slowly rolling into the power they were able to get somewhat of a clean dyno run with the Miata putting down an astounding flat 1,350 ft-lbs of torque from 0 to 3,000 RPM Read More