The Exocet chassis may be based on an import, but this US manufactured product houses more than enough space for American muscle. LS engines are one of the most popular power plant upgrade options, and we understand why!
Stuart Mills, the original creator of the Exocet, is preparing to celebrate the production of the 900th Exocet in grand fashion! MEV and Rocketeer are partnering up to create a 500bhp V6 Exocet that will debut for the Stoneleigh Kit Car Show. “What’s more, an Exocet fitted with the Rocketeer MXV6 conversion would weigh no more than the ‘normal’ Exocet, making for a 500bhp per tonne machine, whilst retaining 50-50 weight distribution.” That sounds like a fantastic way to celebrate! Check out the full write up, here!
Flyin’ Miata takes a trip down memory lane with the crazy XXXocet.
“Remember the XXXocet we built a few years ago? It was basically the closest thing you’ll find to a pod racer: 556 supercharged V8 horsepower, 2000 lbs, two seats and not enough tire. It was ridiculous in every way, and we love it for that.”
K Miata is looking forward to the K20 Swap Jim is working on, we can’t wait to see it either!
“We took Jim, an Exocet owner, for a ride back in October in our demo car at Laguna Seca. Now the Exocet you see here is getting a high-revving K20 swap. For any class that requires 2.0L or less displacement, a K20 swap in a Miata or Exocet is tough to beat.”
The Apex Auto Works team is looking for a navigator to lead them through the 2017 Chihuahua Express! It is a grueling, extremely competitive, event that runs over multiple days as you rip through the streets of Mexico. If you have what they’re looking for, and you’re ready for a serious adventure, reach out to them!
“We are now LOOKING for a navigator!
So as Chihuahua Express QUICKLY approaches our team has had a hiccup!!!!!
(Sayer is fine and will be going with, just won’t be able to navigate.)
Requirements you must consider before you even PM me that you want to do it.
1. It is racing, not a party.
2. This car is open and not slow.
3. The route it is around mountain roads, with lots of elevation changes.
4. Motion sickness, it’s a reality. If you have it at all you are out.
5. You are doing many things as a navigator.
A. Navigation, reading during speed and transit stages while keeping track of time and distance.
B. Operation of TerraTrip, Stop Watch, and Time card.
C. Calculate fuel consumption/ time/ distance….on the fly
D. Contributing member of the team, from wrenching, washing, to pushing a car up hill in the rain!!!
6. Mechanical aptitude.
(Miata/LS based car)
7. Your size….6′ max, 16 1/2″ seat (day two is 11+ hours in the car!)
8. Leave April 25th returning May 1st late.
9. Must have a passport, it is Mexico (not a border town)
10. Quitting is not an option!
This is a life experience!
It may not be on your bucket list currently, but once you do it, it will be!
We will be conducting interviews over the next 2 weeks.
We took the Exocet Off-Road to Durhamtown to test the versatility and strength of the final version of the Stage Two suspension kit from Paco Motorsports and it did not disappoint! We spent hours on the GP track, with jumps, mud, dust, and speed, but the Exocet just kept going. By the end of the day we were covered in mud, and it was well worth it. We can’t recommend this kit enough!
We spent all day at Durhamtown after installing the Stage Two Off-Road suspension kit from Paco Motorsports onto the Exocet Off-Road, and we had a blast! It is just as much fun as it looks, and was tough as nails. We spent the day hopping over hills and tearing up the dirt and still drove it back on the trailer. We’ll be finding another excuse to take it back out soon enough!