Crazy platform - VW Caddy Mk1 with 1JZ Toyota engine!

VW Caddy Mk1 1JZ Toyota engine BMW gearbox 11

The mix of two cars as well as a Engine swap are among the supreme disciplines of tuning. Only real masters of their trade dare to make such technically difficult modifications. Such a master of modification is the Swedish tuner Viktor, as he envisioned his automotive dream of one Euro JDM mix fulfilled, and his own interpretation of one VW Caddy Mk1 put on the wheels. We would now like to present this project to you.

Clean and crazy on the outside

The first thing you notice is that this pickup has no hood and only one headlights occurs. These modifications are a curiosity in themselves, but we're still a long way from the end of the road. flashy sidepipes, which blow out the exhaust gases, as well as a completely self-built one rear End, give an idea of ​​the great effort that went into this unique project vehicle.

There are also homemade ones fender flares, which were produced in the home garage, a standard brake system from the Toyota Soarer as well as a BC Racing coilover kit. On the ones mounted on the vehicle OZ Futura rims, which have a 17-inch format, were placed on the front axle Tires in 195/40 R17 format, and on the rear axle Tires mounted in size 215/40 R17. Last but not least, the vehicle was completely painted in JapCrap Purple lacquered and it became one Custom roll bar, which was also crafted in Viktor's home garage, mounted on the bunk.

Wild interior with JDM flair!

VW Caddy Mk1 1JZ Toyota engine BMW gearbox 15

Immediately after boarding you look at a dashboard from the Nissan Silvia S13, which is also a little stripped to reduce the vehicle weight and make the Caddy suitable for drifting. From the drift ambitions also testifies hydraulic handbrake with extra long lever. The driver and front passenger also record Racing bucket seats called Sparco Sprint place and can feel like real drift professionals. One Aluminum pedals must not be missing as well as various toggle switch and racing instruments.

1JZ Toyota turbocharged engine

VW Caddy Mk1 1JZ Toyota engine BMW gearbox 12

Under the hood we then get to see a wild potpourri of various components. The gas powered one Toyota 1JZ engine with R6 cylinder configuration is using a turbocharger significantly strengthened. There is also, among other things, a GReddy blow-off valve, a aspiration from the BMW 5 Series (F10) and one Custom exhaust system With a 3-inch downpipe. The power is transmitted via a ZF manual transmission, which is actually used in various BMW models, on the rear wheels. A reinforced one was also developed for racing Clutch installed by ACT. Unfortunately, we don't have any information ready for you about performance and driving performance, but there should be enough power available to be able to move the unique vehicle on the racetrack as it should.

Our Conclusion

From our point of view, the globally unique project is a highlight and the Swedish tuner Viktor proves that he understands his craft. We definitely give it a thumbs up for that. If we get more information about the changes, there is of course an update for this report. You will be informed about this if you simply use our Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!

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Totally crazy flatbed - VW Caddy Mk1 with 1JZ Toyota engine and BMW gearbox!
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