Video: This Supercharged, Honda-Powered Fiat X1/9 Is Like a Bonkers Lotus Exige

https://www.youtube.com/embed/JZmM2TbazL0

Some say that the Fiat X1/9 is underpowered, so how exactly do you remedy that? For one Tire Rack Ultimate Track Car Challenge competitor, a supercharged Honda K24 powerplant and numerous aerodynamic add-ons helps.

Think you have a machine wild enough to conquer our UTCC? Show us at ultimatetrackcarchallenge.com. Presented by CRC Industries.

Vigo (Forum Supporter)
Vigo (Forum Supporter) MegaDork
1/19/21 10:24 a.m.

That looks awesome.

Hasbro (Forum Supporter)
Hasbro (Forum Supporter) SuperDork
1/19/21 11:52 a.m.

I love that he used a K24 over a K20.

Harvey
Harvey SuperDork
1/19/21 1:38 p.m.

I always liked the looks of them. I remember driving them back in the 80s when I worked for a place that repaired them. 

Now that he has replaced the whole drivetrain he has eliminated most of the problems.

Brotus7
Brotus7 Dork
1/19/21 2:16 p.m.

I love the how the splitter runs into the flares and side skirts.  Fits the angular X1/9 wedge well.

mke
mke Dork
1/20/21 5:50 p.m.

I had a 1980 x1/9, that because the basically undrivable fiadillac (472 eldorado powered) sad 

I've often thought of revisiting that project with a 308 or 328 ferrari engine but honestly this effort seems more appropriate.   Love it!

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