The $2017 GRM Challenge Overall Winner!

The Build

  • Subaru EG33 flat six engine
  • Mid-engine layout
  • 2006 Crown Victoria front suspension
  • Custom push rod style double wishbone rear suspension
  • Suzuki Hayabusa coilovers all around
  • Subaru GC8 5 speed transmission with center diff lockout

This 2001 Honda Insight sports a custom-molded fiberglass front body. Like many great exotic sports cars, this Insight is equipped custom with a mid-engine rear-wheel drive powertrain layout. The transmission can be seen literally sticking out the back of the Insight! This award winning car ran 2015, 2016, and 2017 at the $2000 Challenge, winning 1st place overall it’s final year at competition!

View the build diary for our 2001 Honda Insight below!




  • 1st Place Overall
  • 1st Place Autocross
  • 1st Place Concourse
  • 1st Place College Class