Brandon DeJesus rolls a ’31 Ford Model A rat rod, but it may not be what you’re expecting — it’s powered by Toyota’s 3.0 L 2JZ-GTE inline-six with a GT42 turbocharger connected to the factory Toyota five-speed transmission.
This inline-six-cylinder power plant is so ready to make staggering amounts of horsepower that, more than two decades after its introduction, professional motorsports teams of all kinds still seek out these early ’90s 3.0L engines.
Love it or hate it, very few production engines before or since are capable of the insane horsepower that the 2JZ-GTE is good for with so few modifications. Brandon mated the 2J with a stock 5 speed Toyota transmission. The ride is bagged in all four corners and is right-hand drive.