He's not actually a Smart ForTwo owner – he's a guy who built a custom chassis with a Chevrolet big block at the front that can fit a ForTwo body. And yes, there's almost nothing under that diminutive skin except a tube frame, an engine and a seat – the driver's helmet can't be more than a few hairs away from the back glass.

YouTube user Keith Pufahl shot video of white lightning at No Limit Raceway in Morocco, Indiana. In the video comments Pufahl says the builder is still dialing it in so he didn't set any records, but neverminding the run, did we mention there's a Smart ForTwo with a Chevy big block in the video below?



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      Autoholics Anonymous
      • 8 Months Ago
      Projects like this just make me grin.
      mix35
      • 8 Months Ago
      ok, That was just funny. It is like having your childhood mattel toy car come to life. We have all been there
      11fiveoh
      • 8 Months Ago
      That looked a lot slower than I expected...
      Pete
      • 7 Months Ago
      Awesome! Finally a smart car for two that I would own. I hope Smart Car gets the message!
        g.seefried
        • 7 Months Ago
        @Pete
        I think you did not get the message , this is a smart Car .
      Justin Campanale
      • 8 Months Ago
      One of my friends SWEARS he knows a guy who swapped a V10 TDI in a Gremlin
        Cool Disco Dan
        • 8 Months Ago
        @Justin Campanale
        Plenty of room for one. There have also bee Jag v12s stuck in the small chassis AMC cars. Lots of room under the hood.
        Jon
        • 7 Months Ago
        @Justin Campanale
        Yeah, cars were roomier back in the day. I remember when you could buy kits to swap a Chevy 350 into a '70s Datsun Z.
        Justin Campanale
        • 8 Months Ago
        @Justin Campanale
        Does anyone else have an interesting engine swap story?
      MachDelta
      • 8 Months Ago
      First Gear... Wheelspin Second Gear... Wheelspin Third Gear... Wheelspin By "still dialing it in" he means that he hasn't figured out how strap one of those concrete parking barricades to the roof just yet, right?
      Tim Hogan
      • 7 Months Ago
      That is so wicked, and so much better than I pictured a V-8 swap looking for a Smart.
        Erik R
        • 7 Months Ago
        @Tim Hogan
        It's not a V8 swap, it's a custom chassis built from the ground up, with the body shell of a smartcar bolted on top.
      Bernie Kressner
      • 7 Months Ago
      He didn't miss the point. He was making the point... ----------
      JonathanBond
      • 8 Months Ago
      So is the engine sitting on his lap?
      Koenigsegg
      • 8 Months Ago
      Lol im sure my smart ed is quicker than that
      Schweezy
      • 8 Months Ago
      Uh, this is way better.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgwzHJo3IXM
        Autoholics Anonymous
        • 8 Months Ago
        @Schweezy
        I love the Hayabusa conversion cars but you have to admit that a big block Chevy in a Smart body is more radical.
          bubba_roe
          • 8 Months Ago
          @Autoholics Anonymous
          Its not a Smart body. Its a tube chassis made to look like a Smart. Its as much a Smart as a NASCAR Fusion is a Fusion. Its just a shell.
      Bryan Rex
      • 8 Months Ago
      Can we just agree to call this a Dumb fortwo and be done with it?
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