How much does it cost to fit a V8 in a Miata?

The base conversion costs $49,995 on top of the cost of a donor Miata. Unlike FM’s other V8 swaps, this isn’t available as a DIY kit; you have to send a car to the firm’s Grand Junction shop. The package includes a new 6.2-liter, 430-hp, GM LS3 crate motor, basically the engine from a fifth-generation Camaro SS.

Can you put a V8 engine in a Mazda Miata?

If you own a Mazda MX-5 and you’re planning on swapping the four-cylinder engine for a small-block V8, Flyin’ Miata has got you covered. From the first-generation NA to the latest ND, the conversion package costs $49,995 excluding the price of the vehicle but including labor.

What can I swap into a Miata?

Here’s the full list in all its glory:

  1. Nissan SR20.
  2. Nissan KA24 (boosted)
  3. Nissan RB20/RB26.
  4. Nissan Vg30et.
  5. Nissan VG33ET.
  6. Nissan VH45DE.
  7. GM Ecotec 2.0/2.2/2.4.
  8. GM LFX V6.

What kind of engine can I put in a Miata?

A well-engineered kit to put the aluminum-block LSx V8 in any Miata. This forms the basis of all our V8 conversions. It will allow you to mount the engine and a T56 transmission into the car. Any GM 3rd or 4th generation “LS” V8 can be used, including iron-block truck engines.

Which is the best Miata in the world?

Flyin’ Miata, based in Grand Junction, specializes in V8 Miata conversions. For reasons I won’t go into here, they call this one Atomic Betty. It’s the best car I’ve driven all year.

What is the weight of a Miata V8?

Aside from a few small modifications, everything bolts into place. This is the heaviest car Flyin’ Miata has ever assembled. The power retractable hardtop, power heated seats, and V8 driveline push the curb weight to 2821 lbs.

What’s the cylinder count on a Mazda Miata?

Plastic fender flares borrowed from Mazda’s Super 20 Concept snug down over meaty Dunlop Direzza ZII rubber thanks to FM Stage II lowering springs and adjustable dampers. There’s a windshield banner proclaiming cylinder count, but this is otherwise a subdued machine. Until you hit the key.