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1974 Toyota Corolla KE20 4AGE 20V Blacktop by Performance Options

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While browsing on Youtube, I saw this interesting project. It is a 1974 Toyota Corolla aka KE20 Peanut (this car looks like a peanut from side) with a new swap engine. I do some research and found some luck in JapaneseNostalgicCar.com.

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This red peanut is owned by Virgillio Jumamoy and it came with new heart from a 4AGE engine (Normally Aspired) engine. This engine is well known as a high rev engine.

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The swapping and upgrading process was done by Bay Area’s Performance Options; a nostalgic car tuning shop situated in Oakland California USA. To transfer the power efficiently, it used T50 transmission with AE86 at rear end.

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In 2011, this car win Best in Show for Toyota Fest 2011. Well done! The next 2 videos shows these car in the making …

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