Thursday, July 2, 2015

13Buzz Power: 1970 Porsche 914

There has been a deluge of keg powered cars around here, so I figure why not continue that flood by posting a 13B powered Porsche 914.  Not only does this car have a spinning rotor (or two) tucked behind the driver, but it wears an outlandish body kit that makes it look like a red Batmobile.  Find this 1970 Porsche 914 offered for $14,500 in Franklin, NC via craigslist.  Tip from PB.

The Porsche 914 was developed as a joint project between Volkswagen and Porsche, but ended up with a Porsche badge for the US market.   It was sold with various flat-4 and flat-6 engines from 1969 through 1976, cementing its place as the best mid-engine Porsche in least until the Boxster came out.

This 914 has had its 80ish horsepower air cooled flat-4 tossed in favor of a 13B rotary from some 80s Mazda.  The spinning demon has been ported and massaged to develop 250 horsepower -- expect it to sound like an swarm of killer bees who have been snorting honey laced with methamphetamine. 

 See another rotary powered thing?


  1. The bodykit...kinda looks like something you'd put on a Fiero...

    1. I was thinking the same thing. It's hard to not look at it and think it's a Fiero.

  2. Tried to get this seller to send pictures where rust would hide without success. Seller wanted me to phone instead. Hum......

    1. Nothing wrong with that. I always talk to perspective buyers before taking additional pictures. Its time out of my day that I don't want to waste if they are not serious.

      That said, he should have already taken them...

  3. Looks like someone attempted to build themselves a Fairy-ari.

  4. It's too mutch!


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